NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly: Avonte Oquendo, 14-year-old autistic boy missing from Queens school, unlikely to be found alive

The NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says it's unlikely that Avonte Oquendo will be found alive. Today marks three weeks since the 14-year-old autistic boy

Oquendo's family says the boy is non-verbal and has a fascination with trains.

Oquendo's family says the boy is non-verbal and has a fascination with trains. (10/25/13)

BROOKLYN - The NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says it's unlikely that Avonte Oquendo will be found alive.

Today marks three weeks since the 14-year-old autistic boy went missing from his Queens school.

Police, family, friends and community members have searched each New York borough. Oquendo's family says the boy is non-verbal and has a fascination with trains.

Anyone with information on the teenager's whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. An $85,000 reward is being offered for his safe return. 

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