Brandon has been found safe. A search plane using sensitive equipment spotted the teen on Sunday. Brandon had been hiding in the wooded area since he escaped from his group home in West Chester on May 8th. Other than being dehydrated and hungry, Eckert appeared to be healthy, according to police reports. Eckert was taken to Paoli Memorial Hospital to be checked out.
Missing Brandon Eckert, 16, from West Whiteland Township in Pennsylvania, who is mentally disabled was discovered missing during a bed check at his group home on the 700-block of King Road where he was a resident.