FREAKY DELCO NEWS ALERT: (AP)-A Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years.
Fifty-four-year-old Gary Dudek, of the Wallingford section of Nether Providence, was arrested Monday and charged with theft, receiving stolen property and tampering with records.
Authorities say he worked until September as a sales representative for a Massachusetts-based regenerative medicine firm and had the authority to order skin grafts for Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.
The Philadelphia Daily News reports that authorities allege that Dudek ordered more than 200 grafts without authorization that the hospital never received. Each cost $1,700.
Philadelphia police say they don’t know what happened to the grafts.