Accused Killer Walks Out of Hospital, Disappears: Police
Police and hospital fail to communicate on patient's discharge
By Emily Florez | Tuesday, May 6, 2014 |
The Gary Police Department is looking for a man accused of murder after he was allowed to walk out of a suburban Chicago hospital earlier this year.
Mark Cherry, 21, is accused of taking part in a violent armed robbery at a Gary, Indiana, home that took the life of 22-year-old Rolando A. Correa.
Cherry was charged with murder and attempted murder, but was hospitalized at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn after suffering a gunshot wound.
A couple of months later, when Cherry was discharged, the hospital allowed him to walk away free, police say .READ MORE
The hospital says it's up to the police department to post an officer on site during the hospitalization