An angler who caught a trout discovered it had a human finger in its belly. And the owner has been tracedâ€¦
Nolan Calvin was cleaning the trout he caught at Priest Lake in northern Idaho when he came across what appeared to be a severed finger. He put it on ice and contacted the local sheriff's office.
Detectives managed to get decent enough fingerprints from the digit to match them to a fingerprint card belonging to 31-year-old Haans Galassi, from Colbert, Washington. Galassi had lost four fingers in a wakeboarding accident on the lake almost three months earlier, after his hand had become caught in the towline of the boat that was pulling him. Galassi's injury had occurred around eight miles from where the fish was caught.
The sheriff's office offered to return the finger, which was reported to still be in remarkably good condition, but Galassi declined.
The other three fingers have yet to turn up.
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