Man turns in ‘breast implant’ suspecting a violent crime but is surprised to discover the truth

They figured it out pretty quick.
Queensland Police

Officers in Maroochydore, Queensland, leapt into action when a man contacted them saying he had found possible evidence of a crime – even a murder – on the Sunshine Coast.


What he handed over was a round, squishy object that he suspected was a breast implant that had come away from its owner – perhaps as part of a struggle.


Round, soft object looked like a breast implant
The round soft object apparently resembled a breast implant. (Credit: Queensland Police)

It didn’t take officers long to explain the bizarre object though – it was in fact a jellyfish.


‘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,” said a statement released by local police.


‘Investigations revealed what police suspected… the item was indeed a jellyfish.’


Despite missing its tentacles, the body was unmistakably identified as that of a blubber jellyfish and while this species of jellyfish can cause irritation they are not considered dangerous.

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