Missing Auckland man with head injury found, back in hospital

A man missing with a life-threatening head injury has been found. Photo / File
A man missing with a life-threatening head injury has been found. Photo / File

A man missing from a hospital with a life-threatening head injury has been found.

Police say Leni Namono was found overnight after he discharged himself from Middlemore Hospital yesterday.

There were concerns for his safety as he was suffering from a head injury which had caused bleeding to his brain.

Police said the 48-year-old was now back in hospital and receiving the necessary medical treatment.

They thanked everyone who helped find the missing patient.

- NZ Herald

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 21 Jan 2017 20:20:04 Processing Time: 401ms