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      Missing 8-year-old boy found

      The Marquette County Sheriff's Department used life tracking equipment to locate an 8-year-old Ishpeming Township boy that wandered away from his home on Wednesday.

      According to police, the autistic child was wearing a life tracker device, which was used to locate him. Police say he wandered away from his home while playing outside, but was discovered a short time later on the property.

      He was found safe and sound, and police say that maintenance of his life tracker device including battery replacement helped locate him.

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