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Patient Who Went Missing From Dorothea Dix Now Back At Hospital

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A mental patient who walked away from Dorothea Dix Hospital was back at the hospital Monday night.

Richard Whitfield vanished Thursday after Dix granted him a one-hour pass.

Hospital officials confirmed that Whitfield returned Monday morning. But they would not comment about his return or Whitfield's condition.

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