When it comes to strange, these 5 infamous cannibals take the corpse
1.) ALBERT FISH – 5 Infamous Cannibals
In 1927, 3-year-old Billy Beaton went missing. A man who operated a trolley recognized a picture of the missing boy and called the police, stating that he had seen the boy. He said that an old man had been trying to quiet the little boy, then dragged the crying lad, who was begging for his mother, off the trolley. Detectives were able to establish that Albert Fish was working just a few miles away from where the boy was abducted.
When Fish was arrested for the crime he penned this letter to his attorney.
I brought him (Billy Beaton) to the Riker Avenue dumps. There is a house that stands alone, not far from where I took him. I took the G boy there. Stripped him naked and tied his hands and feet and gagged him with a piece of dirty rag I picked out of the dump. Then I burned his clothes. Threw his shoes in the dump. Then I walked back and took trolley to 59 St. at 2 A.M. and walked home from there. Next day about 2 P.M., I took tools, a good heavy cat of nine tails. Home made. Short handle. Cut one of my belts in half, slit these half in six strips about 8 in. long. I whipped his bare behind till the blood ran from his legs. I cut off his ears – nose – slit his mouth from ear to ear. Gouged out his eyes. He was dead then. I stuck the knife in his belly and held my mouth to his body and drank his blood. I picked up four old potato sacks and gathered a pile of stones. Then I cut him up. I had a grip with me. I put his nose, ears and a few slices of his belly in the grip. Then I cut him thru the middle of his body. Just below his belly button. Then thru his legs about 2 in. below his behind. I put this in my grip with a lot of paper. I cut off the head – feet – arms – hands and the legs below the knee. This I put in sacks weighed with stones, tied the ends and threw them into the pools of slimy water you will see all along the road going to North Beach. Water is 3 to 4 ft. deep. They sank at once. I came home with my meat. I had the front of his body I liked best. His monkey and pee wees and a nice little fat behind to roast in the oven and eat. I made a stew out of his ears – nose – pieces of his face and belly. I put onions, carrots, turnips, celery, salt and pepper. It was good. Then I split the cheeks of his behind open, cut off his monkey and pee wees and washed them first. I put strips of bacon on each cheek of his behind and put in the oven. Then I picked 4 onions and when the meat had roasted about 1/4 hr., I poured about a pint of water over it for gravy and put in the onions. At frequent intervals I basted his behind with a wooden spoon. So the meat would be nice and juicy. In about 2 hr., it was nice and brown, cooked thru. I never ate any roast turkey that tasted half as good as his sweet fat little behind did. I ate every bit of the meat in about four days. His little monkey was as sweet as a nut, but his pee-wees I could not chew. Threw them in the toilet. (wikipedia)
Albert Fish pleaded insanity. And, in fact, it was declared of Fish that he was a “psychiatric phenomenon” and that nowhere in legal or medical records was there another individual who possessed so many sexual abnormalities. His sexual fetishes and depravities included sadism, masochism, cunnilingus, anilingus, fellatio, flagellation, exhibitionism, voyeurism, piquerism, cannibalism, coprophagia, urophilia, pedophilia, and infibulation.
Albert Fish was electrocuted. And it was about time. Because, although some of them were never proven, it is believed that nine children lost their lives to this monster and the perversions that made him who and what he was.
2.) Stephen Griffiths – The Crossbow Cannibal
No one ever says ‘Hey, I wanna grow up and be a serial killer.’ Right?
Well think again! That’s exactly what this guy said!And he went so far as to study two ends of the game!
When Stephen Griffiths was a kid he would shoot birds and dissect them. (practice for later?) He shoplifted. At 17 he was put in juvenile custody for three years for attacking a grocer with a knife! It was then that he told his probation officer that he fantasized about being a serial killer! He was diagnosed as a “schizoid psychopath.” and released. In 1992 he was arrested again for holding a knife to a little girls throat! and received 2 more years. And released again! (Anybody see a problem here?)
Stephen Griffiths then went to school and studied psychology! And he graduated with a First! Smart dude. He aimed for his PHD with a thesis paper on the history of homicide. He bought books on well known serial killers and educated himself on his hero’s.
At 27, Stephen Griffiths rented a flat near the red light district. Then he took on a new persona.
Believing that ‘ven’ represented the ‘venerable’ and ‘pariah’ is defined as a ‘social outcast’, it is a bit difficult to determine of whom he speaks, whether that be his soon-to-be victims, (prostitutes) or himself.
The night before Stephen Griffiths claimed his first victim, he – VEN PARIAH – penned the following on a social network site. It read: “What will this pseudo-human do, one wonders. Poor Stephen, pretended to be me, but he was only the wrapping. He knew towards the end, that I supplied the inner core of iron. Hatred Bound Tightly in Flesh. At very long last, the time has come to act out.”
72 hours after the disappearance of his third, and final victim, – you only need three to earn the title ‘serial’ (and he knew it! it was after all the goal!), the caretaker of Griffiths apartment complex was reviewing the surveillance cameras for any evidence of petty crimes on the premise. On it, Stephen Griffiths was revealed leading a woman into his flat. Almost immediately the woman exited the apartment running for her life! Griffith shot her in the back of her head with a bolt fired from a crossbow! Then he did something crazy! He looked directly in to the camera, raised his crossbow in victory (he’d met his goal and he would be eternally famous in the history book of serial killers!) and flips his middle finger! He then drug the woman by her leg back into his flat. (Photo credit – Daily Mirror)
The Whole Picture – 5 Infamous Cannibals
After watching the tape a bit further, (like I’d need to do that! NOT! that would be enough for me!) the caretaker observed Griffiths carrying bags and a sack out of his apartment. He called the police.
The police arrested the now 40 year old Stephen Griffiths and searched his apartment. They found two crossbows and bolts. Not to mention a lot of other just plain creepy shit!
The next afternoon, the woman’s body parts were found on the banks of a river just five miles from Griffiths home. Her head had been skinned and a crossbow bolt and knife were still intact inside her scull! A hacksaw was also found in another of the sacks that likewise held more of her body parts!
The courts found him perfectly sane and he stood trial! For two hours! He plead guilty to all three murders.
Susan Rushworth, Giffiths first victim has never been found and he refuses to speak on her. Her DNA, however was found in bloodstains in his flat. It was also revealed through DNA, on a cooker, that he cooked his first two victims before he ate them. Susan Rushworth and Shelley Armitage (his second victim). He told officers that he ate Suzanne Blamires raw, stating it was ‘part of the magic.’
Stephen Griffiths was locked up for life! (20 years and three innocent victims too late!)
3.) Issei Sagawa – The Celerity Cannibal! – 5 Infamous Cannibals
Issei Sagawa was studying in Paris when he met a young female co-ed he was attracted to. He asked her out and she agreed! He took her home, shot her and ate her! For two freakin days!
Issei Sagawa was eventually arrested for the crime but was judged insane and not fit to stand trial. He was then deported.
With the help of some shoddy paper work (and a rich daddy), this fucked up piece of …whatever the hell he is…checked himself out of a mental institution and has remained a free man in Japan ever since.
And that’s not even the worst part of the story! People were so intrigued by his crime that he became a celebrity! Watch this video and listen to him tell his own story, from the comfort of his beautiful home. You won’t believe it’s true. Oh..but it is! and he tells it so much better than I ever could.
4.) Armin Meiwes – 5 Infamous Cannibals
Well, you have to give him ingenuity.
Why go hunting for a victim when you can just ask another sicko to volunteer for the job.
Armin Meiwes simply posted an advertisement on a website…The Cannibal Cafe…that said he was “looking for a well-built 18- to 30-year-old to be slaughtered and then consumed.”
And someone replied! Actually a lot of someones replied!
But only one stood firm when the others backed out. Bernd Brandes, an engineer from Berlin. And that was okay with Armin Meiwes, as he did not have any intention of forcing anyone to do something against their will. (After all, he was a considerate man.)
They Film It All – 5 Infamous Cannibals
Armin Meiwes and Brandes met and the two made a videotape in Meiwes’s home, recording Armin attempting to bite Brandes’s penis off, which Brandes insisted upon. But it didn’t work and Meiwes finally used a knife to amputate his organ and then the two of them attempted to eat it.
Brandes tried his own penis raw, but was unable to eat any as it was “too tough and chewy.” Armin Meiwes then tried frying it in a pan with salt, pepper, wine, garlic and some of Brandes’s own fat but he burned it. So he chopped it up and fed it to the dog.
According to the video, Armin Meiwes read a book for several hours, while Brandes lay bleeding out in the bathroom. Meiwes gave him large quantities of alcohol and painkillers before kissing him then finally killing him by stabbing him to death in the throat.
After killing him, Armin Meiwes hung the corpse on a meat hook and cut large chunks of flesh from the body. Meiwes ate the body over the next 10 months!
In 2002, a student saw a new advertisement for another victim and details about the killing and called the police.
The ad lead to Armin Meiwes and he was convicted of manslaughter. He was sentenced to life!
5.) Alexander Spesivtsev – The Siberian Cannibal
They called him Sascha. And the neighbors bitched constantly about him and the stench that emanated from his apartment. But they did it in vain, because the law said it had no funds to investigate their concerns! And that was unfortunate because had they, they would have discovered that in 1991 a teenage girl had been found dead in his apartment!
(And now you have to ask yourself why this lunatic was living free – but that’s another blog)
Alexander Spesivtsev was a 27 year old Russian man who decided that he would cleanse the world of children that he decided were detrimental to society.
With Mommy’s Help – 5 Infamous Cannibals
Alexander Spesivtsev was responsible for the murders of at least 19 street kids who he raped, tortured, cooked and then ate, with the aid of his mother, Lyudmila. They would lure the homeless children from the streets and train stations to their home.
Then in 1996, when body parts started appearing in a nearby river, the police decided that a serial killer was on the loose in Siberia and, as the complaining neighbors of Alexander Spesivtsev would not subside, police finally decided that it was time to investigate, a year later!
What they found was insane!
The apartment walls were covered in human blood, a headless corpse lay mutilated in the bathtub, bowls in the kitchen were filled with body parts, a human rib cage lay on the living room floor and Olga Galtseva, also mutilated, was lying on a filthy couch dying!
Alexander Spesivtsev – 5 Infamous Cannibals
Olga was rushed to the hospital, where she was able to describe her ordeal before dying seventeen hours later.
In Olga’s statement she described how she and two of her friends helped Sascha’s mother carry some bags into the apartment. Once inside the three little girls were trapped by Alexander Spesivtsev and a large, fierce Doberman Pincer. Alexander then raped and beat them. After killing one of the little girls, he forced the other two girls to cut her body into pieces. His mother then cooked the pieces for their supper. The second girl was killed by the dog. Olga took three knife wounds to the chest and lay dying on the couch. The police also found a diary that gave the gruesome details of 19 other murdered girls that he’d massacred in much the same way.
Alexander Spesivtsev was later captured and deemed insane and was sent to a psychiatric hospital. His mother pleaded no involvement but the courts saw differently and deemed her an accomplice and sentenced her to life in prison.
It is believed that Sascha murdered, dismembered and cannibalized 80 people while he was free. Alexander Spesivtsev – The Siberian Cannibal- has asked to sell his brain to some institute so that a scientist can study it.
The price? Cigarettes! Paid in advance, of course.