Listen Live on  


The Chi's #1 for Hip-Hop & R&B

80-Year-Old Accidentally Swallows $5K Diamond

80-Year-Old Accidentally Swallows $5K Diamond
Posted Friday, April 26th 2013 @ 8am  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Miriam Tucker's last colonoscopy yielded quite a treasure: a 1.03-carat round brilliant cut diamond, worth $5,000. But don't go scheduling an appointment with your gastroenterologist in the hopes that you, too, will strike it rich. Tucker, you see, had accidentally swallowed the diamond first. The 80-year-old attended a fashion show fundraiser in Tampa on Saturday, and bought a $20 glass of champagne with a bauble inside. Of the 400 glasses, 399 contained a $10 cubic zirconia, reports the Tampa Tribune. As luck would have it, Tucker's glass held the one real diamond.

Read more from

Recommended Stories

More from WGCI-FM