Man Loses Arm in Freak Homemade Guillotine Accident
Police photo of homemade guillotine
Police say the guillotine unexpectedly dropped on the man's shoulder Thursday at makeshift camp where he was living.
The man ran to a nearby medical clinic, leaving the his arm behind.
Nurses at the clinic called 911 and an ambulance rushed the man to a hospital.
Officers checked a wooded area near the clinic and discovered the man's camp.
At the location, officers found the guillotine and severed arm.
Officers say the guillotine was constructed out of 2 by 6 by at least 12-feet tall timbers that the man found by scavenging the local area.