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Hamilton police locate St. Joseph’s Hospital patient missing since Monday

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. Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton police say they have located a patient that went missing from St. Joseph’s Hospital nearly a week ago.

Police say Eric Del Sordo, 33, went missing from the hospital’s Charlton campus last Monday afternoon, but a release notifying media and the public was not issued until early Thursday morning.

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Initially, police said the patient “may pose a threat to the community” and they were concerned for his safety.

This morning, Hamilton police issued a release saying that Del Sordo has been found.

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Earlier this year, two patients, who also posed a possible threat to the public, went missing from the hospital’s forensic unit on the West 5th campus.

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An internal review was done, but because of privacy concerns, the results were not made public.