A fisherman misplaced at sea for 14 days off the coast of Florida has been rescued by the USA Coast Guard this week.
Alvin McCallister, 72, was discovered on a small rocky islet 200 miles off the closest shoreline the place he shipwrecked two weeks in the past and managed to outlive off of a number of seagulls, mussels, and urchins.
McCallister, for whom docs don’t worry for his life, was discovered affected by intense hallucinations presumably brought on by dehydration and the toxins of unidentified mussels he consumed on the small islet.
“The affected person reveals signs of utmost dehydration and remains to be underneath medical consideration in the meanwhile as he’s nonetheless affected by delicate hallucinations,” a St-John Baptist Hospital spokesman advised reporters.
“He described in graphic element how he was pressured to carry out oral intercourse on the fish-like genitals of those aquatic creatures, not solely onto the ladies but additionally onto the boys,” McCallister’s brother added in tears, visibly grateful to seek out his brother alive.
McCallister, who’s believed to have ingurgitated some type of toxin similar to lead or mercury present in harmful portions in sure styles of mussels he presumably consumed, remains to be underneath psychiatric analysis.
“Though Mr. McCallister does current irregular accidents and irritation to the genital and anal space, it’s extremely unlikely that he was sexually exploited or sodomized by residing sea creatures and these are presumably self-inflicted” defined one medical skilled.
Though McCallister’s psychological state is presently unstable, docs consider he ought to heal utterly within the weeks to come back after his physique has expurgated the harmful ranges of poisons he has been uncovered to.