Missing mental patient returns to Statesville facility


STATESVILLE, NC (WSIC) – The Statesville Police Department says a mental patient missing from Accordius Health (formerly the Brian Center) returned to the facility early Wednesday morning.

According to police, Susan Hopper disappeared around 8:40 Tuesday night.  A reverse 911 call, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Bloodhound Unit, and Iredell County Search and Rescue were utilized in the search.  Hopper returned to the facility around 4:25 Wednesday morning.  Investigators are unsure where she went, but say she appears to be okay.

Author: WSIC editor