Gilberto Valle

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'Cannibal' Cop's Conviction Overturned

Sick emails don't constitute conspiracy, judge decides

(Newser) - The former New York City cop who fantasized about kidnapping, torturing, and eating women is definitely a disturbing individual, but he's not guilty of conspiracy to kidnap, a judge has decided. In a ruling issued late last night, a federal judge overturned the conviction of Gilberto Valle, saying the... More »

'Cannibal Cop' Found Guilty, Faces Life

Jury took 16 hours to decide Gilberto Valle serious about sick plans

(Newser) - Gilberto Valle, the so-called "cannibal cop," was found guilty today on all charges related to his plan to kidnap, torture, and eat several women, including his wife, reports the New York Post . Valle's attorney argued his depraved online chats were just fantasies and fiction, but the jury... More »

'Cannibal Cop' Wife: He Wanted to Gag Me, Slit My Throat

Defense says Gilberto Valle's alleged plans were fantasy

(Newser) - The wife of a New York City police officer accused of plotting rape, murder, and cannibalism has offered disturbing testimony in the case, the New York Times reports. She discovered Gilberto Valle's online chats on her computer, she says; he was discussing his plans with like-minded people. "I... More »

NYPD Cop Accused in Cannibal Plot Is Denied Bail

Officer Gilberto Valle allegedly planned to kidnap, eat victims

(Newser) - A judge has ordered a New York City police officer accused of plotting to torture women and cook and eat their body parts detained without bail after his initial appearance in federal court. Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman said at today's hearing that the allegations against 28-year-old Gilberto Valle were... More »

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