Cannibalism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35610/all en Accused New York cannibal cop trial starts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/accused-new-york-cannibal-cop-trial-starts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Opening statements were scheduled Monday in the sensational trial of a New York policeman accused of plotting to kidnap and eat women.</p> <p>Prosecutors were to tell a jury that Gilberto Valle, a promising New York Police Department officer, conspired to kidnap women and illegally accessed the police database for detailed research into potential victims.</p> <p>The allegations are so gruesome that the court had to screen potential jurors for their views on extreme sexual fantasies, even showing them a photograph of a woman trussed up in a cooking pan, with an apple stuffed in her mouth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/accused-new-york-cannibal-cop-trial-starts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Law Murder AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:30:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5766139 at http://www.globalpost.com US 'cannibal cop' feasted on sick Google searches http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/us-cannibal-cop-feasted-sick-google-searches <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Google can answer most things and a New York policeman accused of plotting cannibalism made full use, with queries including "human meat recipes" and "best rope to tie someone," his trial heard Monday.</p> <p>Prosecutors wrapped up their case against Gilberto Valle, 28, with testimony from the FBI agent who scoured the accused's computers for hundreds of sick downloads that the government says prove a conspiracy to kidnap women for rape, torture -- and eating.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/us-cannibal-cop-feasted-sick-google-searches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Gilberto Valle Law Murder Social Issues Technology AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:16:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773364 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Black Jesus' among PNG prison escapees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/black-jesus-among-png-prison-escapees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A manhunt was under way Sunday after 49 prisoners, including an infamous cult leader known as "Black Jesus" who is suspected of cannibalism, broke out of a jail in Papua New Guinea.</p> <p>The escape happened from a prison in Madang on the poverty-stricken Pacific nation's east, with convicted rapist Stephen Tari among those that got away, Australian media reported.</p> <p>Tari, a failed Lutheran pastor who was widely known as Black Jesus, was found guilty in 2010 of raping girls who belonged to his Christian-based sect and sentenced to up to 10 years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/black-jesus-among-png-prison-escapees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Crimes against humanity Religion Stephen Tari AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 06:45:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792314 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Vampire' father eats daughter's flesh in PNG http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/vampire-father-eats-daughters-flesh-png <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Papua New Guinea man described as a vampire has been arrested after allegedly murdering his young daughter by biting her neck, eating her flesh and drinking her blood, a report said Friday.</p> <p>Police called the grisly incident that occurred on Wednesday at a settlement near Lae "an act of cannibalism".</p> <p>The PNG Post Courier cited local councillor John Kenny, who was one of the first on the scene, as saying the three-year-old child and her mother were visiting the father when he grabbed the girl and ran off into nearby bushes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131011/vampire-father-eats-daughters-flesh-png" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Crimes against humanity John Kenny AFP Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:18:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5958192 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected cannibal 'ate victim's heart and tongue' with beans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131115/suspected-cannibal-ate-victims-heart-and-tongue-beans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A suspected cannibal killed a 90-year-old in a sleepy southern French village then pulled his heart and tongue out with the apparent intention of eating them with white beans, sources close to the case said Friday.</p> <p>The young, homeless man slipped into his victim's house at the edge of the isolated Nouilhan hamlet on Thursday evening, grabbed a metal object in the barn and smashed the old man's skull, a source close to the probe said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131115/suspected-cannibal-ate-victims-heart-and-tongue-beans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Crimes against humanity AFP Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:37:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5990412 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected French cannibal served in Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131118/suspected-french-cannibal-served-afghanistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A suspected cannibal who killed a 90-year-old man in southern France apparently to eat his heart and tongue was a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, an army source said on Monday.</p> <p>The 26-year-old homeless man, who claimed to hear voices, had passed army medical tests without any problem, said a senior source at the Marine Infantry Tank Regiment, a light cavalry regiment of the French army.</p> <p>The source at the regiment, one of the army's most decorated units, said the man had "posed no problems during his stint" in Afghanistan, where he obtained the grade of corporal.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131118/suspected-french-cannibal-served-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism AFP Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:47:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5992605 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected French cannibal served in Afghanistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/suspected-french-cannibal-served-afghanistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A suspected cannibal who killed a 90-year-old man in southern France apparently to eat his heart and tongue was a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, an army source said on Monday.</p> <p>The 26-year-old homeless man, who claimed to hear voices, had passed army medical tests without any problem, said a senior source at the Marine Infantry Tank Regiment, a light cavalry regiment of the French army.</p> <p>The source at the regiment, one of the army's most decorated units, said the man had "posed no problems during his stint" in Afghanistan, where he obtained the grade of corporal.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131129/suspected-french-cannibal-served-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism AFP Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:36:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6004260 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani held for cannibalism after eating baby http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/pakistani-held-cannibalism-after-eating-baby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Pakistani man was arrested Monday on suspicion of cannibalism when the head of a newborn baby was found at his home -- three years after he was jailed for the same offence.</p> <p>Police raided the house in a remote village in Punjab province after neighbours complained of a foul smell and found the head of the two-day-old baby inside. </p> <p>Householder Mohammad Arif admitted eating the child after his brother stole the body from a graveyard in Darya Khan village, around 300 kilometres (180 miles) south of Islamabad, officers said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140414/pakistani-held-cannibalism-after-eating-baby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Crimes against humanity AFP Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:17:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6121258 at http://www.globalpost.com Second Pakistani arrested for cannibalism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/second-pakistani-arrested-cannibalism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistani police Tuesday arrested a second man suspected along with his brother of eating a newborn baby whose head was found at their home, officials said.</p> <p>Farman Ali was detained a day after police arrested his brother Mohammad Arif following the grisly discovery at their house in a remote district in Punjab province.</p> <p>The pair had been arrested for eating human corpses in the same village in 2011 and served two years in prison in a case that shocked Pakistan.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/second-pakistani-arrested-cannibalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism War AFP Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:47:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6121739 at http://www.globalpost.com Second Pakistani arrested for cannibalism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/second-pakistani-arrested-cannibalism-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pakistani police Tuesday arrested a second man suspected along with his brother of eating a newborn baby whose head was found at their home, officials said.</p> <p>Farman Ali was detained a day after police arrested his brother Mohammad Arif following the grisly discovery at their house in a remote district in Punjab province.</p> <p>The pair had been arrested for eating human corpses in the same village in 2011 and had served two years in prison in a case that shocked Pakistan.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140415/second-pakistani-arrested-cannibalism-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism War AFP Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:39:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6122156 at http://www.globalpost.com Polynesian hunter gets 28 years for German tourist murder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/polynesian-hunter-gets-28-years-german-tourist-murder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A French Polynesian hunter has been sentenced to 28 years in jail for the murder of a German tourist, whose death in 2011 had raised unfounded suspicions of cannibalism.</p> <p>Arihano Haiti was found guilty of murdering 40-year-old Stefan Ramin, whose charred remains were found days after he went missing on the island of Nuku Hiva during a round-the-world sailing trip with his girlfriend, Heike Dorsch, 37.</p> <p>The 33-year-old was also convicted of sexually assaulting Dorsch, and ordered to serve 28 years in jail, with no possibility of parole for 18 years.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140517/polynesian-hunter-gets-28-years-german-tourist-murder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Geography of the Marquesas Islands Human Interest Nuku Hiva Social Issues Stefan Ramin AFP Sat, 17 May 2014 19:34:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6149619 at http://www.globalpost.com German cop in dock over cannibalism website killing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140822/german-cop-dock-over-cannibalism-website-killing-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A German police officer went on trial Friday accused of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists so he could make a grisly pornographic home video.</p> <p>In a macabre case that has captured global attention, prosecutors say the 56-year-old defendant, Detlev Guenzel, killed the man at his home last November, then cut his body into small pieces and buried them in his garden.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140822/german-cop-dock-over-cannibalism-website-killing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cannibalism Crimes Criminal law Detlev Guenzel Technology AFP Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:50:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6238244 at http://www.globalpost.com