A man that went missing from a Coon Rapids group home Wednesday evening (Oct. 30) was found alive this morning (Oct. 31) on Highway 47 near Lake George.
Joel Okerstrom, 52, walked away from a group home near Main Street and Foley Boulevard about 5 p.m. Oct. 30.
He was found lying in ditch on Highway 47 very cold about 10:30 a.m. this morning by a St. Francis Police officer, according to Coon Rapids Police Capt. John Hattstrom.
Okerstrom was taken to the hospital by an ambulance for treatment, Hattstrom said
Okerstrom is considered a vulnerable adult, according to the Coon Rapids Police press release issued last night seeking the public’s help in finding him.
He has a brain injury and easily gets confused.
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