ALL NEW: Missing Psychiatric Patient Found

, Posted: Tue, May 8 2012 at 8:48 AM, Updated: Tue, May 8 2012 at 8:56 AM

The missing 40-year old psychiatric patient from the Oregon State Hospital reported on unauthorized leave since Friday, May 4th, was located late last night near Tulelake, California.

Martie K. Mitchell, was taken into custody around 7:30 as as she hid in a residence.

Her arrest stemmed from a joint investigative effort involving Oregon State Police, Klamath County Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol and Modoc County, California Sheriff's Office.

Mitchell was serving a 20 year sentence for the attempted murder of a Klamath County Sheriff's detective.

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