Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient found safe

He was found Friday morning

An undated photo of missing Oregon State Hospital patient Peace Dawn Wickham. (OSP)An undated photo of missing Oregon State Hospital patient Peace Dawn Wickham. (OSP)
An undated photo of missing Oregon State Hospital patient Peace Dawn Wickham. (OSP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The 34-year-old Oregon State Hospital psychiatric patient who was reported missing Thursday afternoon was found Friday morning.

Officials said Peace Dawn Wickham was found at 9 a.m. and taken to the Lane County Jail to await transport back to the hospital’s Junction City campus.

Initially, Oregon State Police said Peace Dawn Wickham was reported missing 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.

KOIN 6 News contributed to this report