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Old 09-26-2007, 08:51 AM   #1
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[ARTICLE] Man finds human leg in smoker purchased at auction

Man finds human leg in smoker purchased at auction
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MAIDEN, North Carolina - Police say a North Carolina man opened up a smoker he bought at auction and saw what he thought was a piece of driftwood wrapped in paper.

When he unwrapped it, he found a human leg, cut off about six centimetres above the knee.

The smoker had been sold at an auction of items left behind at a storage facility, so investigators contacted the mother and son who had rented the space where the smoker was found.

The mother explained her son had his leg amputated after a plane crash and kept the leg following the surgery (most children would have settled for a lollipop).

The mother says her son plans to drive to Maiden, about 55 kilometres northwest of Charlotte, to reclaim his amputated leg.
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Old 09-26-2007, 08:58 AM   #2
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You just can't make stuff like that up!
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:02 AM   #3
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I'll cook anything that don't answer to a name but that is too far for even a 1 legged dewd like me.

The dewd kept his leg????? WTF? You mean I could have kept a keepsake too? lol No thanks!

That is too wierd.
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Weird...I just heard about this on a radio show 5 minutes ago...
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That is really weird. I wouldn't keep the leg but to each his own. My question, why was it in a smoker? Shouldn't it have been in a freezer or formaldehyde?
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Can a Dr. even allow that to happen ?
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:15 AM   #7
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Can a Dr. even allow that to happen ?
I'm not sure. I had to PAY to have my foot disposed of. I saw it on the Bill where I paid over $1,000 just for them to chuck my foot in the incenerator.
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I wonder if it would taste like chicken or pork....
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I wonder if it would taste like chicken or pork....
I think JB needs to do some investigative BBQ reporting for his next video...
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JB Will cook anything BOY....
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