Buffalo Deputy Police Commissioner Charles Tomaszewski said Jorden was found in a densely wooded area by New York State Paroile Officers. who had been assisting in the search.
There had been a nationwide manhunt for Jorden, sought for questioning in the Wednesday shooting inside the Miller Building at ECMC.
Jorden's body was found Friday morning in the woods along 18 Mile Creek. It appears he died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. The shooting led to a lockdown at the hospital Wednesday.
Statement from ECMC:
“This has been a difficult and sad time for the ECMC family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. We especially honor and remember Jackie Wisniewski, a dedicated member of the ECMC family and extraordinary mother to her son. Everyone at ECMC continues to grieve and support each other through this difficult time.”
“We are just starting the healing process and trying to cope with an incomprehensible event. I would like to thank the ECMC employees for their strength that has reminded all of us why ECMC is such a special place. We also thank the entire community for its support. ECMC has taken care of thousands from the community, and now the community has been taking care of us. The thoughts, prayers, and well wishes for the ECMC family have been heartwarming. God bless all of you. Thank you.”
Jody L. Lomeo