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Chef Who Cooked Wife Guilty of Murder

David Viens admitted that he took desperate steps to hide body

(Newser) - A chef who told police he boiled his wife's body for four days to hide evidence of her death was convicted today of second-degree murder. David Viens showed no reaction as the verdict was read, while the sister of his victim burst out sobbing. In a recorded interrogation presented... More »

Chef 'Slow Cooked' Wife's Body for Days: Cops

Dawn Viens' body was never found

(Newser) - Investigators say a southern California chef has confessed he "slow cooked" his wife's body for days in 2009, then disposed of the remains. "For some reason I just got violent," David Viens, a chef who ran a restaurant in Lomita, told cops. He said he bound... More »

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