PEARLAND, T.X. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Texas confirmed Saturday that a missing Connecticut boy with autism has been found dead.

Nine-year-old Marcus McGee had been missing since Thursday afternoon, according to the Pearland Police Department.

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WCBS sister station KHOU reported that the boy’s family was in Texas from Connecticut for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Lt. Oneismo Lopez told KHOU that the boy was found in a body of water near the family’s property.

KHOU reported that McGee was the nephew of former New York Knicks center Marcus Camby.

Fans of Camby’s, once a fan favorite, took to social media to offer their condolences.

KHOU reports that a vigil for the deceased boy will be held Saturday at 6 p.m., local time. 

The River Street School in Bloomfield, Connecticut called McGee a very special person who “will be missed dearly by all who knew him.” The school will be making counselors available for both students and staff, WCBS 880’s Mike Smeltz reported.

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Police said there were no signs of foul play.