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True Detective“I Have A Problem...I’m A Cannibal”
For California Highway Patrolman Randy Newton, the bizarre occurrence had begun as a routine arrest. Patrolling on the highway, he spotted a newish Opel ahead of him which fitted the description of a car involved in a minor hit-and-run collision some 20 miles from Big Sur, California.
Pulling the car over, he noted the two long-haired young men inside. Neither of the occupants could produce satisfactory proof of ownership of the car. Suspecting that the Opel was stolen, Newton took the men into custody.
Suddenly, the man who’d told Newton that his name was Stanley Dean Baker, 22, turned to the officer and blurted out: “I have a problem…I’m a cannibal!”
Newton looked at the bearded man incredulously, thinking, at first, that the confession was merely the insane product of a drug-maddened mind.
But when the two men – Baker and his 20-year-old companion, Harry Allen Stroup – were booked into the Monterey County Jail in Salinas, a search of their clothes revealed a chilling discovery. They each carried bones in their pockets, soon classified as human fingers. Read the whole grotesque case in True Detective June – out now... more »
True CrimeCannibal Killer Sent Body Parts In The Post
The first ghastly parcel was delivered to Canada’s Conservative Party headquarters in Ottawa on May 29th, 2012. Foul-smelling and bloodstained, it contained a man’s left foot. A note with it said the foot was one of six body parts being distributed, and that the killer would slay again.
On the same day a man’s left hand was found in a package at a Montreal postal sorting office. The parcel was addressed to the Canadian Liberal Party’s head office.
Shortly afterwards, a caretaker discovered a decomposing torso in a suitcase left in a pile of rubbish behind a Montreal apartment block. The next day, May 30th, the authorities confirmed that the foot, hand and torso belonged to the same man, and on June 1st he was identified as Jun Lin, a 33-year-old Chinese student who had been studying in Montreal.
He was known to have been in a relationship with Luka Rocco Magnotta, a 29-year-old gay Canadian porn actor, and he had disappeared on May 24th.
On the 25th a snuff video titled One Lunatic One Ice Pick had been posted on a Canadian website. It showed a naked Asian man, believed to be Jun Lin, tied to a metal bed frame. He was being stabbed with an ice pick by a man believed to be Magnotta, who revealed that he had slashed the victim’s throat.
The video then showed the killer performing sexual acts with the corpse before decapitating and dismembering it. He also appeared to eat some of the flesh, using a knife and fork. Read the full horrific report in True Crime May – out now! more »
Master DetectiveSharon's Horrific Life Of Kidnap, Rape and Murder
Sharon Marshall was 20 when she was murdered. That wasn’t her real name. She had been Suzanne Davis, Tonya Tadlock, Tonya Hughes and none of those were her real name either. The truth was, no one really knew who Sharon Marshall was.
What is known is that she was a brilliant high school pupil, a nude dancer, a prostitute. She was kidnapped and brought up from the age of four as his daughter by a violent paedophile, who forced her to marry him before he killed her and her child.
Throughout that time he had forced her to have sex with him, abused her and had taken pornographic pictures of her.
As she grew into maturity he became her pimp, “persuading” her to become a nightclub stripper and to engage in prostitution. In due time he was to marry her and, when she at last tried to escape from his terrifying bondage, he was to murder her and her young son.
In her short life she frequently managed to blot out from her mind the career of vice forced upon her by her “stepfather,” and appear perfectly normal. It was this extraordinary double persona more than any other aspect of her amazing career that baffled FBI agents investigating the three murders that punctuated her short life. Read the complete horrific case report in Master Detective May… more »
Murder Most FoulSabrina – A Real “Teenage Witch?”
Driving up to the three-bedroom detached Willoughby Hills home beside the Chagrin River in Ohio the officer could never have imagined the horror he would find within. But the police dispatcher had been certain of the urgency of the case.
Holding the phone, she had heard the terrified 13-year-old screaming, “Are you okay, mom?” She imagined the girl looking towards the bedroom. “Are you okay? Stop! Please! Oh my God! Please stop! My mom’s going to die!” the child cried.
The police officer recalled his approach to the house. “I pulled in the driveway and I saw a young female exit the front door and tell me that I better hurry up, that her sister was stabbing her mother to death.”
He would never forget the look on the young girl’s face, as he slipped out his gun and raced down the hall.
She emerged from the bedroom covered in blood from head to toe, holding a 10-inch serrated kitchen knife. The young police officer told her to drop it. She did so and he secured her with flexicuffs.
He went to the bedroom, entering a scene from a horror movie. “The female was lying motionless; there was a really small minor child in the closet that was crying,” he reported later. “There was nothing I could do – the female was deceased.” It was November 16th, 2012.
The female was Lisa Knoefel, who had two natural children of her own – a 13-year-old and a three-year-old. Her killer was her foster daughter Sabrina Zunich, 18…Read the full report in Murder Most Foul 96 – out now more »
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