The discovery, this Monday, of a bone in the Toulouse sewers gave rise to many questions and gave rise to many hours of verification.
The human-looking bone was blocking a pumping pipe. He had been found by a man who came to clean the sewers at avenue Didier-Daurat, in the Montaudran district, says La Dépêche du Midi.
“It sometimes happens to us to discover other things like weapons in certain districts. But a bone! When I saw it I was immediately that it was human”, explained the latter daily. He even leaned for a hip bone.
The police were dispatched to the site as well as the Toulouse water service, one of whose employees went underground in a white coverall.
A few days later, and after an analysis by the Toulouse forensic institute, the mystery was finally lifted. No sordid history on the horizon since it was simply a bovine bone! However, the story does not say how he ended up there …