JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) – Jeffersonville police have identified a man who was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Clark County Coroner Terry Conway, Bruce Patterson, 59, had been dead in a field for 10 to 14 days before he was discovered around 5:15 p.m. in the area near Court Avenue and Mulberry Street.
Conway said Patterson was last seen on June 9 being discharged from University Hospital on his own will against medical advice.
Conway determined Patterson died due to "exasperations of COPD and substance abuse of alcohol."
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