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Chef Kills Wife, Cooks Remains

As of 3-24-13, google the words "Chef kills wife cooks her" to get hits describing this unusual crime. After killing his wife, a chef slow-cooked her for four days hoping in that way to dispose of the remains.

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  1. I remember this from when it happened. It was on the new constantly back then. Horrible story

    1. Just an unintended consequence of the whole snout to tail movement. I blame foodies.

      1. He got the idea from the film "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover," I suppose.

        1. I trust he was part of the cuisine minceuer movement.

          1. Reminds me of that old joke, "What do you mean you don't like Mom!? You've had two helpings already."

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            1. re: kmcarr

              I wonder if he has a good recipe for lady fingers.

              1. re: kmcarr

                or "Eddie? that's a rather... tender subject, seconds anyone?"

                1. re: kmcarr

                  Why don't cannibals eat clowns?

                  Because they taste funny.

                2. About a week ago, a NYPD cop (28 years old) was found guilty of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat several women. He was nicknamed the "Cannibal Cop" for obvious reasons. His sentencing isn't till June. Not a chef, but being a police officer makes it worse in my book!

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                  1. re: Phoebe

                    I've been following this case ever since I heard the copters....he lived right near me! I think much of his conviction will be thrown out...this guy was obviously playing "fantasy cannibal"- the plans he was discussing online were so far over the top that they would have been impossible to pull off. But he does deserve a conviction for illegally accessing databases for finding out where his fantasy "victims" lived.

                    1. re: Phoebe

                      "but being a police officer makes it worse in my book"

                      I agree. Cops should stick to catching the bad guys. Chefs should stick to cooking.

                      1. re: Harters

                        "Chefs should stick to cooking."

                        And that's exactly what the chef who is the subject of this thread did!

                        1. re: Harters

                          "Chefs should stick to cooking."

                          Cooking food.... not people!!! ;O

                      2. There was an old Alfred Hitchcock episode where a wife killed her husband, cooked him and served him to the cop investigating the murder. He never figured it out.

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                        1. re: chicgail

                          yes the wonderful "margaaaaarita" episode!

                            1. re: chicgail

                              I think she served him the leg of lamb she killed her husband with.

                              1. re: marymac

                                marymac - yes the weapon was a frozen leg of lamb. by the time the cops were done investigating she'd roasted it and served the evidence to them out of 'gratitude' for their efforts. story by Roald Dahl.

                                1. re: marymac

                                  You are so correct. It was the leg of lamb. I kind of like my idea, but who can fault Roald Dahl?

                                2. I got beat to the "Fried Green Tomatoes" reference!

                                  1. Wonder if he was auditioning for America's Worst Cooks...