A Canadian man was just scratching what he thought was an old itch in his back when he discovered a knife blade that had been stuck there for almost three years.
Billy McNeely said it all goes back to a birthday party in April, 2010 in his home town of Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories. McNeely got into a fight over an arm-wrestling contest and was stabbed five times. A doctor stitched him up back then and never took X-Rays.
Ever since, McNeely would set off metal detectors and he's had a lump in his back where the knife went in. It never stopped nagging him and grew more painful this week.
Doctors dug out a blade measuring about 2.7 inches (7 cms).