KROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (14 years 3 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 3034 times:
for those Aussies who seem to think only crazy shit happens in the U.S. read on.
CANBERRA, Australia (Reuters) - A woman began a lifelong sentence behind bars Friday, never to be released, for murdering and skinning her boyfriend in a cannibal orgy.
A court was told former abattoir worker Katherine Knight stabbed her partner John Price at least 37 times with a butcher's knife, skinned his body, cooked his head and served him up in dishes with nameplates for each of his children.
Knight, 46, became the first woman in Australia whose file was marked never to be released from jail after pleading guilty to butchering 44-year-old Price in his home in Aberdeen, 200 km (124 miles) north-west of Sydney, in February last year.
"She is starting her life sentence in a high security unit of Mulawa jail in western Sydney and this really does mean life under truth-in-sentencing laws introduced in 1990," a court spokesman told Reuters.
New South Wales Supreme Court judge Barry O'Keefe, handing down the sentence, said Knight, in a new black night gown, showed Price "no mercy" when she attacked him after the couple had apparently had sex, according to media reports.
Price's attempt to escape the frenzied attack -- planned 48 hours earlier -- culminated with him getting out of the house only to be dragged back in by Knight.
O'Keefe said Knight, who had worked as a meat slicer in abattoirs, skinned Price with such expertise and a steady hand that his skin, including that of his head, face, nose, ears, neck, torso, genital organs, and legs, was removed to form one pelt.
"The excised parts of Mr. Price were then taken to the kitchen and at some stage, after she peeled and prepared various vegetables, she cooked Mr. Price's head in a large pot with a number of vegetables she had prepared so as to produce a sickening stew," he told the court.
"The gruesome steaks were then arranged on plates together with the vegetables which she had baked and left as meals for the son and daughter of the deceased accompanied by vindictive notes."
O'Keefe said Knight's evil actions came from resentment arising out of her rejection by Price after a six-year relationship, her impending expulsion from his home, and his refusal to share his assets with her, particularly his house which he wanted to keep for his children.
Twotterwrench From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (14 years 3 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2834 times:
If ADG didn't do this, then for sure it was one of her relatives. She is certainly the only Aussie B**** I know of cold and twisted enough to do it...probably blame it on us right wing Americans somehow...it was caused by American racism or some of her other mindless normal crap like that.
Mx5_boy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (14 years 3 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2811 times:
Some of you are cry babies. The only in American post was about the weirdness of those televised car chases, even though we'd seen them before. What stuck out about 'just another car chase' was the fact people were attempting to stop the car jacker, not only endagering themselves but others as well.
As for this crazy woman... Too many years in the slaughterhouse me thinks.
You did know that our city of Adelaide is the serial killer capital of the world didn't you? And I don't think you have beaten the Port Arthur massacre yet either.
KROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (14 years 3 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2808 times:
Mx5, I'm not looking for a fight, but I remember your posts about Americans and wanting their guns and such. I just posted this, because not only you, but the Aussies made it seem like all the phycos were in the States.
I Like To Fly From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1188 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (14 years 3 months 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 2805 times:
LoL, I did say almost! Yeah, dead sounds like a good option at that point. Weird thing is they had sex right before this, so at least she made his last moments on earth happy. So she isn't that heartless.