‘Breast implant’ in police murder mystery probe turned out to be jellyfish


A concerned man in Queensland, Australia, contacted police after finding what he feared to be a prosthetic implant from a murdered woman – only for cops to establish it was a jellyfish.Police feared a woman had been murdered when a man handed in what he thought was breast implant.

But the squidgy circle proved to indicate something much less sinister.

A concerned man raised the alarm with cops in Queensland, Australia, last week after upon stumbling upon a translucent disk he believed to be a prosthetic implant .

He handed over the item to officers in the Sunshine Coast town of Maroochydore.

Police were initially said to be alarmed – but quickly established it was a jellyfish.Senior constable Zoe Brady said: “Officers at Maroochydore station were all hands on deck when, much to their initial alarm, a concerned citizen attended the counter to report a possible homicide.

“The member of the public presented police with a bagged and tagged circular object he had located that day.

“Officers grabbed the thing at the demand of the man and gave him a receipt.

“The man was concerned it was a prosthetic embed from somebody who may have been killed or suffocated.”