Police: Psychiatric hospital patient found dead on Porta-Potty

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Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Wash.

LAKEWOOD — Police are investigating after a Western State Hospital patient was found dead inside a Porta-Potty toilet Thursday.

The male patient in his 30s was last seen late Wednesday at the state psychiatric hospital in the 9000 block of Steilacoom Boulevard in Lakewood. He was later found dead inside a Porta-Potty toilet on the hospital grounds.

Police said there was no immediate signs of foul play, and no obvious cause of death was discovered.

The man was not immediatly identified.

This story is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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