Man mutilates penis while high on drugs

An Ohio resident visiting Michigan tried to claw off his scrotum and penis with his bare hands.
MCT Regional News
Jun 26, 2013

A Columbus man had a bad trip in Michigan last week.

After he set off an alarm, the 41-year-old man was found naked and covered in blood by sheriff’s deputies at a Ypsilanti Township middle school about 1 a.m. on June 18.

He was on his knees, screaming, with his hands between his legs.

“There was a significant amount of blood at his waist, legs and groin area,” Sgt. Geoff Fox of the Washtenaw County sheriff’s office said yesterday.

Six deputies subdued the man and put him into an ambulance.

That’s when they noticed the self-inflicted damage — he had tried to claw off his scrotum and penis with his bare hands.

It wasn’t until a few days later, when deputies were able to interview the man, that he explained what might have prompted the attempted castration: bad hallucinogenic mushrooms he had bought while visiting friends in Ypsilanti.

“He’d taken those prior to him flipping out,” Fox said.

Yesterday, the man remained hospitalized at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Fox declined to identify him, saying he had not been charged.

Charges — such as disorderly conduct or breaking into the school — will be up to the prosecutor’s office, Fox said.

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By Allison Manning - The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio (MCT)

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Comments

four

nice headline.

ladydye_5

Just say NO

JudgeMeNot

Maybe he thought his penis was a mushroom, there is a resemblance after all.

SarahL

"LOVE IT"

JACKEL

Small?

44846GWP

Hurts just thinking about it!!

Betherella

That's a good way to downsize the population of stupids.

Windy

Another reason not to do drugs. Maybe he needs some time in CBCF followed by intense probation?

Wow1

Here's another self castration story that happened yesterday!!! People r nuts!!!

http://www.morningjournal.com/ar...

Wow1

Drugs r bad, mmmmkkkkaaayyyyyyy!

luvblues2

Another one that the ignorant public believes as truth.

Wow1

Your right. Because that's a story people would make up to make the paper. Guy just pretends to cut his junk off. God we're so ignorant

luvblues2

Mushrooms would never make a person do that. Not a chance in hell.

dearme

Been there done that :)

biggiesmalls

NORWALK REFLECTOR KEEPING IT CLASSY