Former NBA Star Marcus Camby’s Missing Autistic Nephew Found Dead in Lake

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Marcus McGhee, the 9-year-old autistic nephew of former NBA center Marcus Camby, went missing in Pearland, Tx on Thanksgiving and unfortunately was found dead in a lake on the families property on Saturday.

“The boy’s body was discovered about 7 a.m. in the water of an L-shaped lake behind Camby’s sprawling home, said Lt. Onesimo Lopez, spokesman for the Pearland Police Department.

Lopez said there appeared to be no indications of foul play. A Pearland investigator spotted the body as he walked along the bank of the lake.

McGhee was last seen around 4 p.m. Thursday at the residence in the 6700 block of Fite. The boy, Lopez said,  was visiting Camby from Connecticut.

Police announced the discovery in a Facebook post early Saturday:

“Pearland Police Department regrets to inform the community that Marcus McGhee has been found. Today’s search will be called off. We thank all of you for your efforts” the department posted on its Facebook page Saturday morning. “The family is now in need of our prayers. Additional details will be released later.”

A vigil is planned for the young boy later on today at the Pearland’s dad club.

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