Naked man with severed hand found in Aurora back yard

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AUROR, Colo. — A naked man whose left hand had been severed was found in a back yard in Aurora on Sunday night, firefighters reported.

The man was spotted in the 2700 block of South Mobile Street by a nearby resident. He was rushed to a hospital about 6 p.m., police said. The victim was believed to be either the resident or a neighbor of the yard where he was found.

Police said the injury appeared to have been self-inflicted. Investigators were able to recover the hand.