Man Arrested After Allegedly Taking and 'Eating' Leg of Person Injured by Train at Accident Scene

Resendo Tellez was arrested Friday on several charges, including "removal of human remains from other than cemetery"

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A man has been arrested in Kern County, California, for allegedly removing human remains, a leg, from a location other than a cemetery.

According to eyewitnesses and video given to several news outlets, the man was also allegedly eating the human leg he removed from the scene of a train collision.

According to Kern County records viewed by PEOPLE, Resendo Tellez was arrested on Friday on one misdemeanor charge of "removal of human remains from other than a cemetery," a misdemeanor charge for possessing controlled substance paraphernalia and a felony charge related to violating probation.

Tellez, 27, reportedly removed the human body part from the scene of a train collision in Wasco, California, that resulted in the death of one unidentified person. It is unclear if the leg in question belongs to the individual who was killed in the incident.

An eyewitness near the scene told KBAK that Tellez was waving what appeared to be a human leg around and allegedly biting it.

"I'm not sure from where, but he walked this way and he was waving a person's leg. And he started chewing on it over there, he was biting it and he was hitting it against the wall and everything," Jose Ibarra told KBAK.

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CBS affiliate KBAK and ABC 23 Bakersfield published censored video footage of the man allegedly eating the leg.

Police arrived at the scene of the train collision that killed the unidentified person and severed their leg at about 8 a.m local time on Friday.

Tellez was arrested at the scene without incident.

He's scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

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