A patient on admission at the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern region has been found dead on the Tamale-Yendi Highway Monday December 19, 2016.

Residents of Bakery in the Tamale Metropolis woke up Monday morning to utmost shock when they found the dead body of a man believed to be in his late 20s on the street with a transfusion kit on his wrist.

After several minutes of not been able to identify the corpse by any of the residents who had thronged the scene, some nurses at the Tamale Teaching Hospital chanced on him and identified him as a patient at the Emergency Ward.

According the nurses, his condition had been unstable for some days now, but would not reveal any further details about their patient. They quickly organized a taxi that conveyed the body back to the hospital.

Authorities at the facility though confirmed the incident to, they are tightlipped as to how the patient got out of his bed and ended up dead on the street.