Cops interrupt ‘alien mummies’ press conference and try to seize ‘body’

Peruvian officials disrupt a press conference on alleged alien mummies, aiming to seize a new specimen. Expert analysis challenges their claims.
Peruvian officials disrupt a press conference on alleged alien mummies, aiming to seize a new specimen. Expert analysis challenges their claims.
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Cops interrupted a press conference about ‘alien mummies’ and attempted to seize a newly presented specimen.

The event was hosted by ufologist Jaime Maussan.

He previously presented two alleged mummified aliens at the Mexican congress seven months ago.

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Maussan, 70, has been claiming there is “definitive proof” on the so-called tridactyl mummies, due to them having three fingers and toes, for several weeks.

Peruvian officials disrupt a press conference on alleged alien mummies, aiming to seize a new specimen. Expert analysis challenges their claims.
Jaime Maussan. (Picture: Jam Press)

The alleged alien bodies were found in Palpa and Nazca in Peru in 2016.

As part of the press event, Maussan presented a new specimen named Montserrat.

The ‘alien’ was pregnant with a tridactyl foetus at the time of her death, according to the event’s host.

The foetus has been named Rafael.

However, the press conference was interrupted by officials from the Peruvian Ministry of Culture who intended to confiscate Montserrat’s mummified body.

Peruvian officials disrupt a press conference on alleged alien mummies, aiming to seize a new specimen. Expert analysis challenges their claims.
The press conference is interrupted by Peruvian authorities. (Picture: Jam Press)

Accompanied by specialised police officers, officials interrupted a talk by researcher and journalist Jois Mantilla to grab the microphone.

The official said: “Sorry for the interruption, we are taking an unexpected preventive action with the Ministry of Culture and the Specialised Cultural Heritage Police regarding the exhibition of the tridactyl mummies that you have reported on social networks.”

Ministry officials planned to seize Montserrat’s body, but were surprised to learn that the physical mummy was not present at the event.

Instead, Maussan and colleagues were carrying out a video presentation on the tridactyl mummy.

Peruvian officials disrupt a press conference on alleged alien mummies, aiming to seize a new specimen. Expert analysis challenges their claims.
Montserrat. (Picture: Jam Press)

As a result, Mantilla invited the officials to take a seat and watch the 15-minute video seminar.

The presentation involved analysis by forensic odontologist and retired professor at the University of Colorado, John McDowell.

He was accompanied by William Rodriguez, forensic anthropologist for Maryland State Medical Examiner, and Dr. James Caruso, a medical examiner based in Denver, Colorado.

The guest speakers concluded that the mummified bodies need further investigation and cannot yet be dismissed as fake.

Officials maintain that the bodies are dolls made of human bones, probably acquired by grave looters to sell on the black market, as reported by Need to Know.

Science writer Mick West said: “There are many reasons why the Peruvian government might want to take action against Jamie Maussan’s alien mummy.

“Grave robbery? Illegal transportation of human remains? Smuggling of archaeological artefacts? Fraud? We’ll have to wait and see.”

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