JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Clark County officials have identified the body found Tuesday in Jeffersonville near Mulberry St.

Clark County Coroner Terry Conway confirmed the body was 59-year-old Bruce T. Patterson, who died due to COPD and alcohol abuse.

Officials say Patterson was last seen June 9 when he was discharged from University Hospital against medical advice.

Conway also stated that Patterson had been in a field for nearly two weeks before he was discovered on Tuesday, June 25.

Patterson's last known address was at the Hillcrest Healthcare Center in Jeffersonville.

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