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Escapee Returned To Dorothea Dix Hospital

Posted March 16, 2004 6:08 a.m. EST

— A Dorothea Dix Hospital patient who escaped Sunday night is back at the facility.

Investigators say Kevin McCord, 29, escaped during a treatment around 8 p.m.

Authorities found McCord around 7 p.m. Monday as he was walking along Highway 401 in Harnett County.

Officials worried McCord could be a danger to himself and others; he did not put up a fight.