Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Pipefitter amputates own penis, blames woman

On December 5, 1997, Alan Hall, a 48-year-old pipefitter and Vietnam War veteran, was found by a passerby lying drenched in blood on the lawn in front of his trailer. After he was rushed to the hospital, it was discovered that his entire penis had been removed. Read about this and other “Crimes Below the Belt.”

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