Man Cuts off Arm with Homemade Guillotine

October 28, 2011 Updated Oct 28, 2011 at 12:36 PM EDT

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Man Cuts off Arm with Homemade Guillotine

October 28, 2011 Updated Oct 28, 2011 at 12:36 PM EDT

According to a story in The Bellingham (Wash.) Herald, police said a Washington man cut off one of his arms with a homemade guillotine on Thursday.

According to the Bellingham Herald report, the man's arm was severed above the right elbow. He was airlifted to a Seattle hospital, according to the Herald.

Read The Bellingham Herald story HERE.