Patient Escapes From Torrance State Mental Hospital

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa.,None — State police have apprehended a mental patient who escaped from Torrance State Mental Hospital early Tuesday morning in Derry Township.

John Voron was being held at the hospital awaiting a preliminary hearing on disorderly conduct and other charges that were filed by North Huntingdon police in June.

Police said Voron was able to escape from the hospital, but he was apprehended a short time later.

There is no word on how Voron was able to get out or whether he'll face additional charges.

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