Lee Health identifies previously unidentified patient with help from community

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Lee Health is asking the public to help ID one of their patients. (CREDIT: Lee Health)

Lee Health is thanking the public for helping identify one of their patients.

Lee Health confirmed the man is 41-year-old Steven Edwards and he remains in critical condition.

The man was admitted to Gulf Coast Medical Center with a head injury on July 22.

He had no identification on him and was not alert at the time. He was found unconscious on the side of a road in Lehigh Acres. Law enforcement attempted to identify the man by his fingerprints but had zero results.

WINK News spoke with someone on the phone who said Edwards works for his son and they got worried when he didn’t show up for work.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said they are investigating all things related to the case.

Edwards remains unconscious.

Lee Health says the man has been identified and said in a statement to WINK News:

Thank you for helping to get our patient identified so quickly. We are grateful for your fast action which has led to a positive identification of the patient and family will be reuniting with him later today.

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