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Police: Missing 4-year-old from Jacksonville found dead

4-year-old Gavin Douyon.
4-year-old Gavin Douyon. (FDLE)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has cancelled a missing child alert for a 4-year-old from north Florida.

“It is with sadness that we report that the child was found deceased,” a release from FDLE said late Monday night.

Gavin Douyon had last been seen in the area of the 12000 block of Chester Creek Road in Jacksonville.

No information was released regarding the circumstances of the child’s death.

Douyon is two feet tall and weighs 27 points, with brown hair and brown eyes.

The child had last been seen wearing a white shirt with Polo written on it and dark blue shorts.

Anyone with information is urged to contact FDLE at 1-888-FL-MISSING (888-356-4774) or the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500.


About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.