Missing Waterloo man found alive in Iowa ditch

Iowa News

Courtesy Waterloo Police Department

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who went missing from an Iowa care center days ago has been found alive in a water-filled ditch.

Volunteers had been searching for Mike Jensen since he was reported missing Monday from Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo.

Jensen is a former Wartburg College music instructor whose brain tumor diagnoses is the subject of an independent film.

The Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier reports that a worker found the 45-year-old Jensen in the ditch, partially submerged in 4 to 5 inches of water and among cattails almost 10 feet tall.

Police have said Jensen left the center Monday night through a window.

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