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Missing Elliott boy found dead in pond

An Elliott County 2-year-old missing from his bed was found "unresponsive" in a pond about 11 a.m.

State Police said Ryder Garris, of Sandy Hook, was missing when his mom woke up Tuesday morning.

State police searched the family property, on Dewey Harris Road, and found the boy in the pond. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Elliott County coroner.

An autopsy has been scheduled and the investigation continues, police said.

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