Retired priest loses ear in unholy brawl
Priest bites other priest's ear off over parking
Last Updated: 394 days ago
An 80-year-old Catholic priest in Australia is accused of biting another priest's ear off over a parking spot.
The Rev. Thomas Henry Byrne was charged late last week with grievous bodily harm over the incident involving his neighbor, 81-year-old Rev. Thomas Joseph Cameron Smith, Perth Now reported.
According to authorities, the two got into a scuffle after Smith refused to give up his parking space.
Following a brief struggle, Byrne told Smith to pick an item up off the ground, The Daily Mail reported.
The "item" was Smith's ear, which he wrapped in a towel and took to a local hospital. He was taken into surgery, while police took Byrne into custody.
Byrne had a black eye when he appeared in court Friday, The Independent reported.
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