Body of missing girl with autism found in Lake County Florida

(May 31, 2014) -- The body of a missing Lake County, Fla. girl was found early Saturday morning in a pond in front of Leesburg Regional Medical Center.

Beyonce Reddick slipped out of her house, which is near the hospital, about 5:30 p.m. Friday, police Sgt. Kim Stewart told the Orlando Sentinel.

Autism Speaks has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to address autism wandering incidents. Visit this page to find out how to report an active case of wandering.  Find Autism Speaks resources to help prevent wandering here.