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Body of missing Bowie County boy found in pond

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The body of a missing 7-year old boy has been found in a pond in Bowie County, Texas.  

Officials say Liam Hamilton drowned in a private pond off Highway 67 and Trexler road in the Redwater area.

Hamilton, who suffers from autism, was reported missing around 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.
    
Bowie County dive teams started searching the pond after his ball cap was found in the area.
    
Liam's mother, Amber Giles, told officers due to her son's autism, he had a habit of running off.  

"His grandfather tried to keep up with him, but Liam is like lighting and he couldn't keep up," explained Giles.

Bowie County Dive teams, K-9 units and sheriff's deputies searched the area near the family's home for six hours.

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