For Immediate release:

UPDATE

Missing Person Jason Murray Located in Sarnia

After an extensive search for missing person Jason Murray, he has been arrested by the Sarnia Police Service this morning at 7:30 a.m. when he turned himself in at Police Headquarters.

Hamilton Police would like to thank the public and Sarnia Police for their assistance.

Murray is currently awaiting a police escort to Hamilton. He is expected to attend court on Thursday, June 21, 2018, to answer to the charge of Escape Lawful Custody.

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Unlawfully at Large from St. Joseph’s Hospital

Hamilton Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jason Murray. He may pose a threat to the community and there is concern for his safety.

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 38-year-old Jason Murray was last seen running westbound through the parking lot of St. Joseph’s Hospital, 100 West 5th at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Hospital staff immediately reported him missing.

Murray is currently an involuntary patient in the Forensic Program.

Murray is described as male, white with a slim build, 5’7" with brown shaggy hair. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap and sunglasses, blue shirt and brown pants.

Members of the public are urged not to approach Murray but should call 9-1-1 immediately.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the location of Murray, please call 9-1-1.

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