Seattle Mystery: Human Foot Washes Ashore in Pacific Northwest, and it’s Not the First

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SEATTLE (WITI) — FOX6Now.com‘s  reports: A human foot, still inside a New Balance tennis shoe washed ashore in Seattle this week — and if that wasn’t mystery enough, it’s the FIFTEENTH foot that’s washed ashore along the Pacific Northwest coast since 2007!

“Who knows where they originated. Maybe it’s not from this area at all but from one of the surrounding islands.”

— Seattle resident Albert Hulsen

15 human feet have washed ashore along the Pacific Northwest coast — from Canada down to Tacoma — over the last seven years.

And no one seems to know where they’re coming from.

“Who knows where they originated?” resident Albert Hulsen told FOX31 sister station Q13 FOX in Seattle. “Maybe it’s not from this area at all but from one of the surrounding islands.”

FOX6’s sister station, Q13FOX in Seattle says the latest foot was discovered last Tuesday, August 19th — by volunteers picking up trash.

A forensic anthropologist with the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, where the foot is being examined says the foot likely wasn’t severed, but detached from the body as it decomposed at sea.

“The bones fall apart…(more)

FOX6Now.com

CLICK HERE for more on this story via Q13FOX.com.


2 Comments on “Seattle Mystery: Human Foot Washes Ashore in Pacific Northwest, and it’s Not the First”

  1. […] By Pundit from another Planet SEATTLE (WITI) — FOX6Now.com‘s Katie DeLong reports: A human foot, still inside a New Balance tennis shoe washed ashore in Seattle this week — and if that wasn’t mystery enough, it’s the FIFTEENTH foot that’s washed ashore along the Pacific Northwest coast since 2007! “Who knows where they originated. Maybe it’s not from this area at all but from […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]

  2. swo8 says:

    The story has got around. I heard it a number of occasions. Very strange!
    Leslie


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