Xavion Young was seven years old and had autism. Born on April 2, 2011, Xavion Young died on January 7, 2019, after wandering away from his family's apartment in Texas City, Texas, and drowning in a nearby retention pond. Three fisherman discovered his body during the search. His parents are Xavier Lynnal Young and Ja Rosa Sharnae De Rouen.
Links about Xavion Young:
- Body found in pond confirmed as missing Texas City child with autism, officials say (Click 2 Houston, January 9, 2019)
- Body found in Texas City Pond identified as missing boy with autism (KHOU 11, Emily Reux, January 8, 2019)
- Mom was concerned over door lock's before son's drowning in Texas City (ABC 13 Houston, January 24, 2019)
Rest in Peace young man💔Saying prayers for the Young family. #Eloping drowning tragedies like this are so prevalent in the #autism community. It’s just devastating— Holly🌸Robinson🌸Peete (@hollyrpeete) January 8, 2019
Xavion Young, 7-year-old with autism, body found in pond in Texas City https://t.co/TD476oWxSk