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TOWN OF LOCKPORT – A Glendale Drive man who had went missing Saturday turned up Wednesday afternoon in the woods behind a house in the 6000 block of Strauss Road, according to Niagara County sheriff’s deputies.

The missing man was identified as John R. Cooke, 60, Deputies said Cooke, who was reported missing by family members on Saturday. was having trouble breathing, had bruises on his back and was covered in mud. Cooke told deputies t he had been in the woods for a few days, deputies said.

He is being evaluated in Eastern Niagara Hospital, deputies said.