13-year-old reported missing from Miami-Dade found

Family friend: William Peachey walked home from family event

William Peachey.
William Peachey.

MIAMI – A 13-year-old boy who was reported missing Monday afternoon has been found.

The report was made after William Peachey, who is diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, disappeared between 4-4:30 p.m. Monday from Larry and Penny Thompson Park at Southwest 184th Street in southwest Miami-Dade.

Police searched with K-9 units and helicopters until dark Monday night before the boy was found.

A family friend told Local 10 Peachey decided he wanted to walk home from a family and church event at the park where had last been seen. That friend added that he is in fine condition.

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