Man chops off his own hand with a homemade guillotine… and is now threatening to amputate his arm
Friday 28 Mar 2014 1:53 pm
Mark Goddard said the pain is ‘like having continuous cramp and toothache with someone stamping on the part that hurts’ (Picture: SWNS)
A man cut his own hand off with a homemade guillotine after enduring years of excruciating nerve pain.
Mark Goddard built the contraption using an axe, some springs and an old gate post. The 44-year-old claimed he resorted to such drastic action because hospital staff had refused to treat the pains he suffered for over 16 years following a motorcycle crash.
‘I should not have to go to such extremes to get my pain stopped. There was an alternative – and that was having it done properly in hospital,’ he explained.
Mr Goddard built the contraption using an axe, some springs and an old gate post (Picture: SWNS)