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No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape

December 12, 2018 11:44 PM
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo Randall Saito appears in court for a hearing on his mental competence to stand trial in Honolulu. Hawaii officials said they are ready Wednesday, Dec. 12 to discuss findings of an investigation into Saito's escape from a psychiatric hospital. The state attorney general's office has completed an administrative investigation more than a year after Saito escaped from Hawaii State Hospital. Saito was sent to the hospital in 1981 after being found not guilty by reason of insanity of killing a woman. He was captured in Stockton, California, days after walking out of the hospital last November. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, Pool,File)

HONOLULU – No single employee was directly responsible for the escape of a man from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital, a state investigation found, but questions remain about how he was able to walk out of the facility and fly to California, officials said Wednesday.

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