Police: Man detoxing from alcohol cuts off own genitals

KENNEWICK Wash. (KEPR) – A man was taken to the hospital after cutting off his own testicles with a pocket knife while detoxing.

According to the Kennewick Police Department in Washington state they say officers were called out to a report of a man cutting up an animal with a knife Friday.

When officers arrived on scene they found a man covered in blood on his hands and pants.

Officers say the man was detoxing from alcohol and was confused about what he was doing, cutting off his testicles and leaving them wrapped in a newspaper in a yard.

They were retrieved and given to medics. The man was taken to Trios Hospital, mental health professionals were notified.

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