Wednesday 18 January 2017

Boy found with octopus in throat now out of hospital

Published 09/04/2016 | 04:56

The youngster is recovering
The youngster is recovering

A two-year-old boy who was found with an octopus stuck in his throat is now out of hospital, Kansas police said.

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Wichita prosecutors are deciding whether charges are merited in the case, after the boy's 21-year-old mother returned home from work to find her boyfriend performing CPR on her son.

Doctors found and removed the dead octopus, which had a head about 2in in diameter, from the boy's throat.

Police said the octopus was likely to be used for sushi.

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