Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Crimes Below the Belt II: Beheaded


Agence France-Presse. "Surgeon Amputates Patient's Penis." July 16, 2004.

AOL News-UK. "Angry Surgeon Chops Off Manhood." January 16, 2007.

Associated Press. "Woman Severs Man's Penis Out of Revenge for Friend's Death." December 11, 1997

Associated Press. "3 N.C. Men Charged with Performing Castrations in Sadomasochistic 'Dungeon.'" March 31, 2006.

Associated Press. "Penis Transplant Reported in China." September 19, 2006.

BBC News. "Wives Lop Off Husband's Penis." September 29, 2007.

BBC News. "Man Cuts Off Penis in Restaurant." April 24, 2007.

BBC News. "Protesters Demand Arrest of Penis Choppers." September 30, 2003.

Cisneros, Cynthia. "Woman Explains to Jury Why She Mutilated Her Boyfriend." ABC 13-Houston, Texas. July 21, 2005.

Dunne, John. "Penis Sewn Back On." The London Paper. April 27, 2007.

Guirola, Jamie. "Castration Chamber: Closed; Authorities Look for 'Clients.'" Fox Carolina News. April 1, 2006.

Irvine, Martha. "Man's Penis Cut Off in Possible Revenge." Associated Press. December 11, 1997.

Johnson, Becky. "Three Accused of Castrating Six Men." The News and Observer. April 1, 2006.

Leidig, Michael. "Stressed Doctor Cuts Off Patient's Penis. Sunday Telegraph. January, 21, 2007.

MSNBC News Services. "First Penis Transplant Reversed after Two Weeks." September 19, 2007

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "Man Admits to Self-Mutilation after First Blaming Woman." December 13, 1997.

Tilghman, Andrew. "Woman Who Cut-Off Ex-Lover's Penis Gets 8 Years in Prison. Houston Chronicle. July 2004.

O'Hare, Peggy." Woman Expected To Surrender after Attack." Houston Chronicle. November 2004

Ostendorff, Jon. "Authorities Shut Down Sadomasochistic Dungeon." Haywood County News. Asheville March 31, 2006.

Ostendorff, Jon. "'Master Rick' Sciara Jailed for Two More Weeks; Lover, Slave Walk Free after Castration." Asheville March 15, 2007

Ryan, Harriet. "Prosecutors: While Cameras Rolled, NC Trio Castrated Willing Men." Court TV. April 26, 2006.

Sample, Ian . "Man Rejects First Penis Transplant." The Guardian. September 18, 2006.

Haywood County Sheriffs Office partial report concerning items confiscated from 541 Mountain Road, Waynesville, North Carolina on March 29, 2006 and arrest warrants for Richard Sciara, Danny Carroll Reeves, Michael Mendez, dated March 30, 2006.

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