Randle Barrow was 8 years old and had autism. He lived in Huntsville, Alabama. Randle had missed school for two days, leading law enforcement to visit his house on December 14, 2013. Law enforcement discovered at his home that there had been a house fire, and they found the body of his mother Delicia Lattice Barrow in the house. After a search for Randle Barrow, his body was discovered about midnight on December 15, 2013, in the Tennessee River in the Honeycomb area of Lake Guntersville in Huntsville, Alabama. Police report that Randle's mother drowned him and then killed herself.
"Randle was a joy every day he was with us. He was always smiling, giggling, and greeting those around him. His concern and caring for his classmates and teachers were evident every day. Randle will be greatly missed and our hearts go out to his family (Melody Crane, Riley Center)."
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