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EBRSO: Missing hospital patient located

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Posted: Jan 5, 2011 4:25 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jan 5, 2011 4:25 PM
Source: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office

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BATON ROUGE - A missing hospital patient that walked away from a Baton Rouge medical center has been located, according to authorities.

Casey Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department said 30-year-old Crandell Turner was located by deputies around 4:15 p.m. She said Turner was spotted walking by himself along the Magnolia Bridge east of Greenwell Springs, and taken into custody by a deputy.

Turner walked away from the Greenwell Springs Hospital around 10:48 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies had been searching neighborhoods around the hospital all day, and sent out a phone call to home in a five-mile radius around it earlier today.

News 2's Michael Shingleton will have more updates starting on News 2 at 5.

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