4-year-old found dead following Missing Child Alert


Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Tallahassee, Gavin Douyon was found dead in a pond near where he was reported missing on Monday night.

TAMPA (WFLA) –  Authorities have issued a Florida Missing Child Alert for a young boy who went missing in Jacksonville.

Gavin Douyon, 4, was reported missing just before 6 p.m. in the 12000 block of Chester Creek in Jacksonville’s Northside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Gavin wandered off in an unknown direction and the child has been diagnosed with Autism and is non-verbal.

Gavin is a Black male who is 3’0” and 30 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with ‘POLO’ on it and dark blue shorts. He was not wearing any shoes, according to JSO.

Anyone with information on Gavin’s whereabouts is urged to call 911 or the JSO at 904-630-0500.

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