Transplant recipient found after walking away from hospital

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Rodney Gatti

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A transplant recipient walked away from the hospital but has since been found.

Police issued a City Watch alert Tuesday morning for Rodney Gatti, 51.

He walked away from Signature HealthCARE at Methodist, located at 1265 Union Ave. in Memphis, around 10 p.m. Monday.

According to the alert, he is a transplant patient and also has mental disorders.

He was off his medication, so it was vital he got help as soon as possible, the alert said.

The alert was canceled Tuesday evening.