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Update: Missing Oregon State Hospital Patient Located in Eugene
03/11/2011
Rebeka Gipson-King
Department of Human Services
(503) 756-0366

A psychiatric patient from the Oregon State Hospital who was reported to be on unauthorized leave was found Thursday afternoon by the Eugene Police Department.
 
During a supervised outing on Wednesday, the patient, JOHN EASTMAN, age 28, did not return to staff after using a restaurant bathroom in Eugene. Eugene police found EASTMAN late Thursday afternoon and took him into custody. He is currently being held at the Lane County jail while arrangements are being made for his return to the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.