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Help needed to identify mystery patient at Jersey City Medical Center

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This man was brough to a Jersey City hospital on Feb. 20. More than a week later, the public's help was sought to identify him or find his family members. (Photo: Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health)

This man was brough to a Jersey City hospital on Feb. 20. More than a week later, the public’s help was sought to identify him or find his family members. (Photo: Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – For more than a week, doctors at a Jersey City hospital have been treating a man they know very little about and are asking for the public’s help to identify him and his find family members.

The mystery patient was found on Sip Avenue in Jersey City and brought to Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health on Feb. 20. It was not known why he was admitted to the hospital.

His name may be Thomas Sheridan and staff believe he’s in his early 60s, according to a hospital spokesman. Any information about the patient would help the doctors and nurses who are treating him.

The hospital is working with the Jersey City Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit to identify the patient, the spokesman said.

Anyone with information about this man is urged to call Colleen Reilly, LSW at 551 226-0393 or the JCMC Department of Social Services at 201-915-2070.