Patient who went missing from Euclid rehab center found dead outside

EUCLID, Ohio– A man who went missing from the Willow Rehabilitation Center early Wednesday morning was found dead, the Euclid Police Department says.

Staff noticed the 59-year-old was gone while conducting routine checks at the facility, located on East 191th Street, just before 2 a.m. Employees searched for him and police issued a missing person alert.

A security officer located the man lying on the ground about 2 miles away at 8:30 a.m., police said. Paramedics responded and pronounced him dead at the scene.

No foul play is suspected, according to the police department.

Temperatures were below 0 Tuesday night and a wind chill warning remains in effect until Thursday afternoon.

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