Critical "John Doe" patient identified

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas
By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center turned to the public for help identifying a patient who was admitted on Friday.

Detectives were able to identify the man Thursday night, but they are not releasing his name until they can contact his family.

The man, who is about 55 years old,  was found unconscious at 83rd Avenue and Palm Lane. He is unable to communicate and is in critical condition.

St. Joseph's is searching for his family and friends to help him in the recovery process and assist in making medical decisions. 

Anyone with information about this man is asked to call 602-406-4498.