Severed Human Leg Washes Ashore in Florida

December 28, 2011 Updated Dec 28, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT

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Severed Human Leg Washes Ashore in Florida

December 28, 2011 Updated Dec 28, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT

According to the Tampa Bay Times, a severed human leg washed ashore in St. Petersburg on Tuesday morning.

The limb, which was found by tourists, was cleanly cut at the thigh and the foot, according to the Tampa Bay Times report. Police said the leg belonged to a white person, but were not sure of gender, according to the Times story.

Read the Tampa Bay Times story HERE.