Teen with autism drowns in Mandarin neighborhood; How you can help the family

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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating near Loretto Road and San Jose Boulevard where a teen with autism has drowned in the Mandarin neighborhood.

The Florida Department of Children and Family is also investigating.

No foul play is suspected, according to JSO.

The incident happened at a house with a screened in pool, and police said the teen lived at the home where the drowning happened.

JSO said the victim was 17-years-old and the incident happened around 6:20 p.m. Friday.

Action News Jax reporter Amber Krycka is headed to the scene and working to learn more about the incident.

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