Fifth severed foot found on Canadian coast
-Police spokeswoman says it could take a while to ID foot
-Foot was found Monday on the shore of Westham Island south of Vancouver
-Foot is reportedly the fifth found in the area in the past 11 months
-Authorities testing to see if remains are related to other recent discoveries
(CNN) -- A severed human foot was found washed up on an island on the western coast of Canada this week, the fifth detached foot found in the area in the past 11 months, according to local police and media reports.
The foot was found Monday on the shore of Westham Island south of Vancouver, according to Constable Sharlene Brooks of the Delta Police Department in British Columbia.
The severed left foot, which was in a shoe, was taken to a coroner for DNA tests, she added.
The foot was one of five found in the area recently, she said.
"Our first step is to establish identity," Brooks said. "It is a little mysterious, but we don't know if it is linked to others."
According to the Vancouver Sun newspaper, the other four feet found in the area since August were right feet.
The gruesome discoveries have garnered a lot of attention, Brooks said. But it may be some time before police determine why so many severed feet have been found. See where the feet are being discovered »
"We suffer from the CSI effect -- people think this can happen very quickly," she said. "It could take weeks or months. And even if we get a DNA sample, we need a sample to match it with."
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well it is Vancouver...so not that suprised..........