CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) –
The name of a five-year-old, who died this weekend after falling into a creek, has been released.
Christopher Morrison, Junior went missing on Friday night.
Cedar Rapids Police say the autistic child had a love for the water and wandered outside to a creek at which he loved to play. Morrison slipped into the Indian Creek and drowned.
He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
Police say no foul play is suspected.
In a press release from the police, the family encouraged parents of all children speak to their children about water safety and reminded parents to remember to hug their children.