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Missing Dinwiddie teen found safe

Posted at 11:53 PM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-05 00:59:44-04

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. -- Authorities said a teenager in need of medication who disappeared from his Dinwiddie County home has been found safe.

Deputies said 16-year-old Christopher Wilson Jr., who goes by J.J., walked away from his home in the 11000 block of Asbury Road in McKenney at some point between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Saturday.

"Christopher is a high functioning autistic and suffers from epilepsy," deputies said. "He left home without his epilepsy medication which he needs twice a day."

Deputies posted Easter morning that Christopher was "located and is safely been returned to his family."

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