A look at necrophiles and famous cases of sexual and non-sexual necrophilia.
A couple returned to their apartment to find it trashed, but in a weird way. Credit cards had been stuffed into a chocolate muffin and a frozen crab was left balancing on a bike. Police believe it was a neighbor on a bad trip, who broke in thinking he was Jack Bauer from the TV series 24.
Kew Gardens, the Royal Botanical Garden near London, reports that one of their extremely rare and valuable miniature water lilies has been stolen. The lily, the tiniest in the world, would likely be extinct had the garden’s horticulturalists not coaxed 50 seeds back to life by simulating the exact conditions it requires. Lily Nypaea Thremarum [...]
It’s an old holiday story. Families get together. They drink. They fight. It’s all good fun until somebody dies from an atomic wedgie. In late 2013, a few days before Christmas in McCloud, Oklahoma, former marine Brad Davis, 33, and stepfather Denver St. Clair, 58, were drinking happily until St. Clair said something insulting about [...]
Police in Newington, Connecticut, are searching for a criminal mastermind, who managed to smash a convenience store door with his car and escape unscathed after stealing and eating a single banana.
It’s a new year and Florida is quickly establishing itself once again as the global headquarters for bizarre and unexpected crimes. As if there was ever any doubt, a domestic assault involving a banana kicks off another year of absurdity for the Sunshine State.
Strange and disturbing, yet oddly compelling, these are the seven weirdest crimes of the year.
Whoever these unknown perpetrators are, police say there is no evidence that they are adolescent girls who simply found an empty house to hang-out in for Thanksgiving. There is also no evidence that the perpetrators were braiding each other’s hair at the time, and talking about boys.
“Chris, harder,” Joanne Kitchen cried out while having sex with her live-in boyfriend. But Kitchen’s boyfriend’s name wasn’t Chris — it was Gary. When Gary heard his lover utter another man’s name, he flew into a rage and killed her. Read about this and five other cases of murder in the heat of passion.
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.”