A macabre trend continues in British Columbia.
A severed human foot has been discovered in British Columbia, in what has become the thirteenth detached foot to be found in the area since 2007.
The discoveries of the feet, which have typically been found washed up on beaches clad in running shoes, have prompted a range of conspiracy theories and also led to tourists patrolling the area hoping to discover human remains.
The latest shoe-clad foot was found by a dog walker in the Jordan River area, close to Sooke, on Thursday. The Coroner’s office in B.C. said the dog walker had taken the foot home with him and then contacted police.
“In this case, someone out walking their dog[s] took the bones home. Certainly no ill intent there, but if people do see something like that in the future, call us before touching the remains,” Andy Watson, from the B.C. Coroners Service, told CBC News.
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