Boy found with octopus stuck in throat has been released from hospital
April 9, 2016 - Uncategorized
Wichita police say a 2-year-old boy who had an octopus stuck in his throat is out of the hospital, and prosecutors are mulling whether charges are merited.
Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Dan Dillon says police presented their case to prosecutors Friday. He says the case is “under consideration,” though it’s unclear how quickly prosecutors might decide the matter.
The boy, who was brought in to the hospital on Tuesday night, has been upgraded to good condition, is in “a very delicate situation” and shows no immediate symptoms of long-term injury caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain, police Lt. James Espinoza told the Wichita Eagle. Read more…