Police investigating discovery of brain-like object at Myers Park

What appears to be a brain, wrapped along with flowers and money, was reportedly found just before 9 a.m. Tuesday at Samuel Myers Park near Gateway Technical College's Racine campus. Police are investigating.

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RACINE — Police are investigating the discovery of something resembling a brain, found wrapped in foil Tuesday morning at the beach at Samuel Myers Park.

Flowers and money were also reportedly found in the package.

Sgt. Chad Melby, public information officer for the Racine Police Department, said officers were dispatched to the beach off 11th Street at 8:57 a.m., shortly after the items were discovered by a passerby.

The discovery was announced on the Racine Uncensored Facebook page and was posted by James Senda, who said in the posting that he made the discovery.

Melby said that an investigation is underway and noted that as of Tuesday morning the tissue-like item had not been confirmed to be human remains. He said the sample had been sent it to the county Medical Examiner's Office so it can be tested.

This article originally ran on journaltimes.com.

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