3-year-old boy found dead in minivan in Morristown

Morristown police found a 3-year-old boy dead in a minivan on Fairview Road late Thursday night.

According to a police report, authorities responded to a missing child report at 2456 Fairview Road shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.

The child had been missing since about 4 p.m., according to the report. Officers found the child dead in a 2002 Chrysler Town and Country 4-door minivan that was parked in the driveway.

Morristown police spokeswoman Michelle Jones said police "do not have any evidence of foul play at this time. It appears to be a tragic accident."

"We think he got in on his own and was just unable to get out," she said.

Police are still investigating and an autopsy is pending.