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'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' Victim Speaks: 'He Chewed Up My Face'

Ronald Poppo describes Rudy Eugene's attack

(Newser) - In a police interview from last month obtained by CBS Miami , Ronald Poppo gives a chilling—but surprisingly calm—account of Rudy Eugene's cannibalistic attack on him on a Florida causeway. "He just ripped me to ribbons," Poppo says. "He chewed up my face. He plucked... More »

Fight for Luka Magnotta 'Far From Over'

Police looking into unsolved cases for connections to Magnotta

(Newser) - The manhunt for Luka Rocco Magnotta is over , but Canadian police say the investigation—and the fight to bring him to justice—is just beginning, reports CNN . Magnotta is set to appear in Berlin court today, but even though Canada and Germany have a mutual extradition treaty, Magnotta's extradition... More »

Cannibal Model Seeks Parole

Omaima Nelson killed, ate husband in 1991

(Newser) - Twenty years after she spent Thanksgiving weekend dining on her husband's ribs cooked barbecue-style, Omaima Nelson is seeking release from a California prison. The Egyptian-born former model—who had been married to her husband for less than a month when she killed him, dismembered him, and ate parts of... More »

Cannibal Killer Gets Life

He confesses to eating flesh of one of two teen victims

(Newser) - A German identified only as "Jan O.," who admitted eating the flesh of one of his two teenage victims, has been sentenced to life in prison. The killer, 26, confessed to licking blood from the wound of a 14-year-old girl he murdered and eating her flesh. He had... More »

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