Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Peruvian judge bans annual cat eating festival

The town of La Quebrada, about two hours south of Lima, will not be hosting it’s annual La Festival Gastronomico del Gato (The Gastronimic Festival of the Cat) after a judge decided to put a stop to the town’s feline feast held in honor of St. Iphigenia.

Today in Crime History: ‘Oversexed Killer’ Susan Grund Slays Wealthy Husband

Attractive, promiscuous and often-married Susan Grund only wanted her attorney husband’s money. When he initiated divorce proceedings she shot him in the eye for a quarter of a million dollars in insurance benefits.

Watch: Jealous Wife Throws Husband’s Lover off Cliff

Renzo Zanabria Huanca was allegedly having an affair with Sandra Bruna Morales behind his wife’s back. In January 2013 his wife, Lisset Lupo Mamani, had had enough and decided to act. She surprised the couple in Arequipa, Peru, grabbed her rival by the hair, dragged her to the edge of a cliff and threw her off.

Inside the Mind of Joran van der Sloot

On June 3, 2010, an international warrant was issued for van der Sloot for the murder of Stephany Flores Ramirez, a young Peruvian woman. Van der Sloot was a suspect in Natalee Holloway’s 2005 disappearance, but rich and attractive, his media antics always seemed to overshadow the plight of his victims.