Pasco County – A 4-year-old with autism who had gone missing after four bodies were discovered near his Florida home was found safe and well last Friday, September 5.
CNN reported that police had “grave concerns” about Ismael Tristan Santisteban’s (Tristan) safety, as he was believed to be with Adam Matos, 28, who was a suspect in the quadruple homicide.
Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said.
“Thank God Tristan is OK,”
Further adding that he thanked all of the individuals who helped in the search of this little boy, and that Tristan could have been one of their children.
Florida law enforcement agencies, helped lead police to Matos and Tristan at the Floridan Palace Hotel in Tampa. This was roughly 40 miles from the home in Hudson where the bodies were found.
The names of the victims have not yet been released, as DNA confirmation is pending.
The original news story by Mariano Castillo can be found on the CNN News website here