The search for a missing 4-year-old Windham boy ended tragically when he was found dead.

Windham Police say they were originally called to a Pope Road home just before 5:00 Thursday afternoon. They were there to search for a missing 4-year-old non-verbal boy, Sulaiman Muhiddin. Several agencies were summoned to aid in the search, including the Maine Warden Service, whose plane searched the area for hours. At approximately 7:20 Thursday evening, Sulaiman was found deceased. The details of where he was found and his cause of death have not been released.

The case remains under investigation by the Windham Police Department. Contributing to the search were the Windham Fire Department, Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, Scarborough Police Department, Brunswick Police Department, Maine Search and Rescue, Falmouth Police Department, and the Maine State Police. Canines and drones were used in the search for Sulaiman, as well as the Warden Service plane.

We'll update this story as more details become available.

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