Funeral For Avonte Oquendo To Be Held SaturdayA private gathering for family and friends will be followed by the funeral, which will be open to the public, at the Church of St. Joseph. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. at 371 Sixth Avenue.
DNA Shows Washed Up Remains Match Autistic Teen Avonte OquendoOquendo, 14, was last seen leaving his Long Island City school on Oct. 4. He suffered a severe form of autism and was unable to communicate verbally.
Family Attorney: More Remains That May Belong To Avonte Oquendo Have Been FoundWhile the family of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo was still awaiting DNA results from human remains discovered last week, a family attorney confirmed Monday that new remains have been found.
Source: More Remains Found In Queens; Avonte Oquendo's Family Waits For AnswersInvestigators were trying to determine if the remains that were discovered on the shore in College Point on Thursday night, are those of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo.
Avonte Oquendo's Family Waiting To Learn Identity Of Remains Found In QueensThe attorney for the family of a missing autistic boy says clothing that was found with human remains in Queens are similar to those the teen was wearing when he disappeared.
$70K Reward For Safe Return Of Missing Autistic Boy From QueensA 24-hour command center has been set near the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City where Avonte Oquendo was last seen. The teen was spotted on surveillance video leaving the school on Oct. 4.
Walcott 'Extremely Hopeful' For Safe Return Of Missing Autistic Teen From Queens Police have stepped up the search for Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.