Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Cross-Dressing California Man Caught Cooking his Wife

Oceanside couple Frederick Joseph Hengl and his wife Anna-Marie Faris weren’t the perfect neighbors. She seemed mentally disturbed and rarely bathed. He was known around North Ditmar Street as a cross-dresser and general odd bird. When police were finally called in to investigate the overpowering stench emanating from their home, no one expected a scene so macabre.