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Avonte Oquendo Missing

A Series Of Errors Allowed Avonte Oquendo To Slip From School, Says Report

AP | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A report on an autistic teenager who disappeared from his New York City school and was later found dead lists errors that contribute...

Brother Of Avonte Oquendo Thanks New Yorkers With Incredibly Moving Message

Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

The older brother of Avonte Oquendo penned a message for New Yorkers last Friday, thanking the city for their support and determination in trying to f...

Avonte's Death Prompts GPS Tracking Plan For Children With Autism

AP | Posted 01.29.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the death of an autistic teenager who walked away from his New York City school last year, the U.S. Department of Justice ...

Footage Shows Autistic Teen Slip Through Open School Door

Posted 01.29.2014 | New York

Newly obtained surveillance footage shows Avonte Oquendo walking through a school door left open for more than 30 minutes, NY1 reports. The autistic N...

Funeral For Avonte

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Strangers who helped try to find an autistic New York City teen who walked out of his school and disappeared joined his family and f...

Search For Missing Teen With Autism Ends In Tragedy

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

DNA tests have confirmed that the human remains found along the East River last week are those of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who went missing more th...

Human Bones Found On Beach Might Be Avonte Oquendo's

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.19.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police were investigating whether human remains found along the East River could be those of an autistic teen who walked out of his s...

Case Of Missing NYC Student Stirs Parental Fears

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Parents of New York City's special-education students saw their worst nightmares realized four weeks ago when 14-year-ol...

UPDATE: Police Say Boy In Photo Is NOT Missing Autistic Teen

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

UPDATE: Police said Thursday that a boy seen in a photo riding the subway is not Avonte Oquendo, the autistic New York City teen who's been missing fo...

WATCH: Desperate Search For Missing Autistic Teen

Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

The brother of Avonte Oquendo, the mute 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing for over two weeks, spoke to HuffPost Live on Monday, urging ...

Autistic Boy In NYC Still Missing

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — An autistic teenager who cannot speak has been missing for a week with no sign of the boy who walked out of his New York...

Autistic Teen Still Missing; Family Clinging To Hope

| Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

QUEENS -- The family of a 14-year-old boy with autism who has been missing since walking out of school Friday still clings to hope that he'll be f...

NYPD Scouring Subway For Missing 14-Year-Old With Autism

Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

Police have been frantically combing the city's subway tunnels in search of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old boy who has autism and is mute. Accordin...