UPDATE: 20-year-old man who was missing died after being found unresponsive Saturday

Posted at 3:33 PM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 18:58:49-04

This article was originally published by Jacob Scholl in the Idaho Statesman.

UPDATE: The 20-year-old man who was found over the weekend after being missing for more than a week died Sunday.

Christopher Walsh was found unresponsive by hikers near the Boise foothills on Saturday, according to Ada County Coroner Dotti Owens. Walsh was initially taken to St. Luke's Boise and then transferred to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center where he later died, according to the Ada County Coroner.

The death is being investigated as a suicide.

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Police in Boise have found a man over the weekend who had been last seen on Sept. 16.

In a news release Monday, the Boise Police Department said offers located the man they identified only as Christopher, 20, safe on Saturday. He had been last seen 10 days earlier walking away from a place where he was staying on North 15th Street.

Police said Christopher had ongoing health concerns and his family was worried about his safety. Police say he did not take a phone, wallet or other valuables with him when he left.

Police offered no additional details Monday. In the news release, the Police Department thanked everyone who helped spread the word of Christopher’s disappearance.