UPDATE: Coroner says item found in Riverside was not a tongue

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UPDATE: Hamilton County coroner Dr. Odell Owens says the item found in Riverside that appeared to be a human tongue wasn't a tongue. In fact, it wasn't even human.

Dr. Owens believes the item is actually the remains of a rodent.


Cincinnati police are investigating what appears to be a human tongue found in Riverside.

Police got called to a parking lot around 9 p.m. Wednesday night.

Investigators don't think there was a crime there, but the tongue was sent to the Hamilton County Coroner's office for investigation.