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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by NBCNews.com:

A 9-year-old boy with autism, who was reported abducted from a Home Depot parking lot, was found dead Friday morning, hours after an intense search for him had been launched, authorities said.

“The Florida Amber Alert for Alejandro Ripley has been cancelled. We are very sad to report that the child was found deceased,” the Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced in a statement on Friday morning.

The article goes on to state the following:

The boy’s mother, Patricia Ripley, 47, told police she and her son were followed and ambushed by two men in a vehicle who demanded drugs on Thursday night.

“The driver of the unknown vehicle attempted to side-swipe her vehicle,” a police statement said. “The vehicle then blocked her in while a male passenger ambushed her, demanding drugs.”

“After stating she didn’t have any drugs, he then stole her cellular phone and abducted her son, fleeing southbound in the unknown vehicle,” the statement said.

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