Dad confesses to killing autistic 5-year-old son, police say

Joseph Daniels is accused of murdering his autistic son, Joe Clyde Daniels

DICKSON, Tennessee (Fox 32 News) - A Tennessee father was arrested this weekend after he confessed to killing his autistic son, the Dickson County Sheriff said.

Joe Clyde Daniels, 5, was reported missing on Wednesday, said Fox 61 News.

After three days of searching, the Texas Bureau of Investigation said that the boy's father, Joseph Daniels, 28, murdered the boy and then hid his body. He was arrested on Saturday.

Joe Clyde Daniels' body has not been found.

Dickson is west of Nashville.