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Warsaw boy at center of Silver Alert found dead in wooded area

Ayden Elijah Adee (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)

WARSAW, Ind. (WISH) — A 12-year-old Warsaw boy at the center of a Silver Alert was found dead Friday afternoon in a wooded area, the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office said.

Authorities on Thursday began searching for Ayden Elijah Adee, who had been since Wednesday and was believed to be in danger or to require medical assistance. When they resumed the search on Friday morning, teams searched in a grid, and the boy’s body was found in a heavily wooded area near the intersection of County Road 350 East and County Road 500 South.

Investigators found no indication that foul play is involved, the sheriff’s office said.

The cause and manner of death of Adee were not released on Friday.