Authorities in Asotin County say the man found naked in the middle of a Clarkston road Tuesday with his genitals severed is suffering from mental health issues and the injury was self-inflicted.
The 62-year-old man was found lying on the ground in the 1400 block of 5th Street by Clarkston Police Tuesday morning. He was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. Authorities confirmed Wednesday his injuries were not life-threatening.
The man's genitals were recovered from the scene where he was found however its not known if they were reattached. The Asotin County Sheriff's Office would only confirm Wednesday that he is recovering from his injuries.