Screaming man found with hands nailed to tree

by: Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - It was a frightening scene Monday morning for an Albuquerque cleanup crew working along a popular multi-use trail.

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City employees were working in the Bosque when they heard someone screaming, and discovered a man who had his hands nailed to a tree, according to KRQE. Thick, 3-inch long nails were used to secure the man's hands to the tree, crucifixion-style, according to the KRQE report.

The victim was taken to a hospital and is expected to live, but is not cooperating with authorities, according to the Albuquerque Police Department.