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DHS news release

Oct. 14, 2006


Contact: Patricia Feeny (503) 508-5743
Program contact: Ron Brown (503) 945-2800

Oregon State Hospital patient on unauthorized leave

A 49-year-old psychiatric patient was reported on unauthorized leave today from the Portland campus of Oregon State Hospital. The patient, Lisa Hummel escaped while on a day pass. The escape occurred at Lloyd Center about 2:15 p.m.

Hospital officials, who reported the escape to police agencies, described Hummel as 5-foot-7, 260 pounds with blond hair and blue eyes. When last seen, she was wearing white shoes, black top, dark pants and possibly a white windbreaker with red trim.

Hummel was admitted to the hospital in April 2006 as a civil commitment.

Anyone knowing Hummel's whereabouts is asked to call Oregon State Police at 1-800-452-7888 or a local law enforcement agency.