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Man who went missing from Towson hospital found

A 63-year-old man who went missing from a Towson hospital late Sunday night has been found, Baltimore County police said.

At around 2:30 p.m. Monday, William Thomas Lauer was located and returned to St. Joseph's Medical Center, police said.

Police said Lauer had been a patient at the hospital in the 7600 block of Osler Drive, but had walked out of the facility at around 11 p.m. Sunday without notifying staff. Investigators had been concerned for his safety.

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