Home > Medical > Erectile dysfunction > News Updated 08 March 2017 Nurse arrested for stealing penises A Croatian nurse has been nicknamed 'The Penis Collector' after he was found to have stolen numerous genitalia from a hospital morgue. 9 Quiz Do you suffer from ED? » Quiz Are you at risk for ED? » Can't get it up? Strange sex The 52-year old was arrested in the Croatian town of Slavonski Brod on suspicion of possessing human body organs.Local police raided the suspects' apartment where they found numerous human penises soaking in formaldehyde. The solution stopped the organs from rotting.As a nurse, the suspect had easy access to the hospital morgue where police believe he severed the penises from deceased males and took them home.Read: Gynaecologist face charges for secret genitalia photosSlavonski Brod is a mid-sized town of 59 000 and has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Speaking to Queerty.com, hospital spokesman said, "On behalf of all employees of the hospital, I have to say that we are very unpleasantly surprised by an event that threw a shadow over this hospital. Our apologies to the families of the deceased."The man had no prior criminal record and was described by police as a "family man". It remains unclear what the suspect intended to use the penises for. He is currently on bail pending his trial for disturbing the deceased. If he is found guilty, he could face up to two years in jail.Read more:Penis circumcision turns into amputationDemon doctors Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats Harry Phillips NEXT ON HEALTH24X The pros and cons of 4 sleeping positions 2018-07-16 13:00 More: Erectile dysfunctionNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 9 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Sitting too much? You are at risk of death from 14 diseases Mental health This is what scientists say makes something truly addictive Medical 8 incontinence myths busted News Smoking dagga once a week? It could lead to this health issue Medical Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic pet? News 'Those who die of HIV, it's by choice,' tweets Limpopo Health dept From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.