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CARLISLE, Penn.–  Joshua Lee Long, a central Pennsylvania resident, was arrested for stealing a human brain and spraying the fluid used to preserve it on marijuana.

The 26-year-old was charged with abuse of a corpse and conspiracy.

Credit: Cumberland County Prison

Credit: Cumberland County Prison

According to Fox59, court records say that the man’s aunt found the brain in a department store bag while cleaning out a trailer.

She alleges Long revealed to her during a phone conversation from the Cumberland County jail that he used the formaldehyde-soaked pot to get high.

A coroner determined the brain was real.

The arrest affidavit says the coroners who examined the brain suspect it is “most likely” a stolen medical specimen.