Christmas become a nightmare for a Hawaii couple after they found their seven-year-old autistic son’s lifeless physique within the swimming pool of an deserted home, half a mile away from their house in Mililani, Hawaii.
Paul and Jasmine Rozier had filed a lacking report after their son disappeared at round 5pm native time (3am UK time subsequent day) on Sunday (24 December). Police suspect the boy died of unintended drowning.
The grieving dad and mom mentioned that they had been busy with last-minute preparations on Christmas Eve and had left their son, Paul ‘Kevin’ Rozier, along with his cousins. However the seven-year-old might need wandered off, one thing that his dad and mom had been accustomed to attributable to his struggles with autism.
“It was a continuing race to maintain forward of him and to have the ability to hold him in the home,” Rozier mentioned, as quoted by the Hawaii Information Now. “Although he was solely partially verbal, he was extraordinarily sensible.”
Nonetheless, as quickly because the dad and mom of the lacking boy realised what had occurred, they instantly took to social media to share an emotional plea to find their son. The submit was well-received throughout the tight-knit group and shortly locals together with “his lecturers, his therapists and behavioural techs and simply random folks” joined the seek for the boy.
In accordance with Honolulu police, a lady strolling her canine previous a home on Anania Drive discovered Kevin’s physique on Christmas morning and referred to as 911. It was later confirmed that the home was vacant for some time up to now.
“This isn’t how we needed this to finish, this is not the pure order of issues,” Kevin’s father mentioned.
Regardless of their tragic loss, the heartbroken mom later took to Fb to thank everybody who responded to their cry for assist. “We simply needed to say thanks for not making us really feel alone in one of many worst instances of our lives,” Jasmine wrote. “His character, his spirit, his coronary heart, he was simply essentially the most caring loving wonderful child ever and we solely had seven years with him. However these had been the perfect seven years I might have ever requested for,” the devastated mother-of-two added. She has a two-year-old daughter.