EUGENE, Ore. — Police say officers have taken into custody a 34-year-old Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient who was missing after attending a treatment group in Eugene.
Oregon Health Authority officials say Peace Wickham was found at 9 a.m. Friday and taken to jail before being transferred back to the state hospital.
Wickham was reported missing Thursday when hospital staff members assigned to escort Wickham lost sight of him when he ran from the group.
Wickham was admitted to Oregon State Hospital in November 2016. He was found guilty except for insanity on assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and felon in possession of a restricted weapon charges.
The health authority says the hospital will review the incident to determine what went wrong and to prevent it from happening again.