Grief counselors on hand for school after student found dead in Texas

Marcus McGhee (Photo provided by the Pearland Police Department)
Marcus McGhee (Photo provided by the Pearland Police Department)

WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — Grief counselors will be on hand Monday at a local elementary school after one of their classmates was found dead in Texas.

Marcus McGhee was an autistic nine-year-old boy from South Windsor, who was visiting his family in Texas when he disappeared on Thanksgiving.  Police say they found Marcus in a nearby pond Saturday morning. Mcghee was visiting his uncle, former NBA player Marcus Camby at the time.

Related: Search for 9-year-old Connecticut boy missing in Texas called off

McGhee went to the CREC River Street School’s Birken Campus in Bloomfield.

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