Body Part Found in Flier's Luggage

Chinese passenger busted at Bucharest airport
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2012 12:37 AM CDT
Updated Mar 30, 2012 1:15 AM CDT
Body Part Found in Flier's Luggage
Henri Coanda International Airport outside Bucharest.   (lucilacionni)

A Chinese airline passenger en route to Italy was busted in Bucharest after a body part was found in his luggage, apparently tucked away amid the underwear and shirts. A portion of a "human lower limb" was discovered during a security check, reports the Telegraph. "The fragment of a human body was discovered during the first security check at the airport, and the owner of the bag was held on the spot," said a security spokesman. All "possible leads" are being examined, said an investigator. Several gruesome murders of Chinese nationals were reported in Romania in the '90s. The (complete) bodies of four Chinese men were found inside suitcases in one instance. (Read more Romania stories.)

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