Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Crimes Below the Belt: Penile Removal and Castration


AnchorageDaily News (February 22, 2005). "Mutilation suspect still jailed without bail."

AP Worldstream (December 15, 2001). "Transsexual woman guilty of manslaughter in husband's castration death."

Aurand, Anne (February 21, 2005). "Anchorage woman cut off boyfriend's penis, police say."   Anchorage Daily News.

Batchelor, Will (January 11, 2005). "Woman tore off ex-lover's testicle, court told."

BBC News (January 2005). "Woman jailed for testicle attack."

Carey, Tanith January 24, 2004). "John Bobbitt uncut…by second wife." The Mirror.

Dunleavy, Steve (June 1996). "A travesty of justice." New York Post.

Fields, Dana (November 13, 2003). "Paroled Ark. Rapist guilty of murder." AP Online.

Harkavy, Ward (March 2001). "The castration of Wayne Dumond." Village Voice.

NBC-News (February 21, 2005). "Woman flushes boyfriend's penis down toilet."

Pershing, Linda. "'His wife seized his prize and cut it to size:' Folk and popular commentary on Lorena Bobbitt." National Woman's Studies Association Journal; Vol. 8, No. 3.

Pro, Johnna & Lash, Cindi (March 2001). "Transsexual held in castration death; Police say Butler County man died after botched surgery in trailer." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

South Coast Today (1998). "It's trial time again for the former Lorena Bobbitt."

Stearns, Matt (June 30, 2001). "Murder Suspect's record shrouded in controversy." The Kansas City Star.

Sun Online (January 2005). "Ex rips off man's testicle."

ThePittsburghChannel.Com (March 14, 2001). "Woman charged in death of husband no. 6."

ThePittsburghChannel.Com (October 15, 2001). "Transsexual accused of murdering husband."

ThePittsburghChannel.Com (December 14, 2001). "Ruling handed down Friday afternoon."

The Telegraph (January 11, 2005). "Spurned woman tore off lover's testicles."

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