Rhode Island

Young child murdered, cannibalized by teen

May 18, 1975 Rhode Island Michael Woodmansee murders and cannibalizes 5-year-old Jason Foreman Jason went missing while returning home after playing with friends. The investigation into his disappearance produced no leads until 8 years later when Woodsmansee was questioned after a failed murder attempt of a 14-year-old. During questioning, officers suspected he may know about… Continue reading Young child murdered, cannibalized by teen


Rapper murders, cannibalizes roommate

April 10, 2002 Los Angeles, California Rapper Antron "Big Lurch" Singleton kills and cannibalizes his roommate Tynisha Ysais while high on PCP Ysais was found by her friend with her chest torn open by a 3-inch knife that was still in her scapula (shoulder blade). Her lungs had been pulled from her chest and bite… Continue reading Rapper murders, cannibalizes roommate


Volunteer willingly allows self to be killed, cannibalized

March 9, 2001 Rotenburg, Germany Armin Meiwes (pictured) and Bernd Jürgen Armando Brandes meet, allegedly in agreement that Meiwes would kill and cannibalize the willing Brandes Meiwes had posted an advertisement in a blog for people with cannibal fetishes, seeking a volunteer willing to be “slaughtered and consumed.” Meiwes received many responses, but all backed… Continue reading Volunteer willingly allows self to be killed, cannibalized

Canada · Massacres/Mass Murder

Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

September 5, 1970 Creston, British Columbia, Canada Dale Merle Nelson, reportedly high on LSD and drunk, goes on a murder/mutilation/cannibalizing spree leaving 8 dead Shortly after midnight on September 5, Nelson visited the home of a distant relative, Shirley Wasyk, as he knew her husband would not be home. He beat Shirley with a fire… Continue reading Man murders, dismembers, and cannibalizes 8

Netherlands · Political

Brothers Killed, Canibalized in Revolution 

August 20, 1672 The Hague, Holland, Dutch Republic  Brothers Johan and Cornelis de Witt are lynched and mutilated  Cornelis de Witt had been Grand Pensionary (similar to a Prime Minister) of Holland during a time of revolution. Seen as a traitor to the newly appointed King William III, he first survived an assassination attempt in… Continue reading Brothers Killed, Canibalized in Revolution