German ‘Cannibal Killer’ jailed for life

Posted By on June 28, 2011

A 26-year-old German man has been sentenced to life in prison for eating the flesh of two young teenagers and then murdering them.

The man known as the ‘Cannibal Killer’, who can be identified only as “Jan O”, kidnapped the two children.

He wounded them, ate their flesh, drank their blood and then murdered them. The cannibalism continued after they had died.

The judge, Ralf Gunther, said the crimes committed in woods just outside the town of Bodenfelde were “excessively violent” and represented “a just about unimaginable dimension of injustice”.

In mid-November 2010, a 14-year-old girl, who can be named only as “Nina B”, disappeared from her home in Bodenfelde, 21 miles north of Kassel. […read more]