Whoever it was who stole a box from Dr. William Portnoy's car in the East Village before dawn yesterday got a nasty surprise.
Six parts of human heads, some with recognizable facial features, were in a cardboard box stolen from the car's trunk and then left in a gutter at St. Mark's Place and Second Avenue.
A cabdriver, Gheorghe Casas, saw a crowd around the box and stopped to see what the fuss was about. He turned the box over to the police.
Here's a screengrab of an AP story on the matter: