"I have a friend for dinner."
Most of us cringed when Dr. Hannibal Lecter literary meant his statement. Yes, he had a friend not for joining him for dinner but on the dinner table as food. Most of us are a big fan of the suspense novels by Thomas Harris, however, today we present you with some of the most spine-chilling and terrible cannibals. Yes, fearful than Dr. Lecter! Not from the pages of a book, but from the real world. They not only killed people but enjoyed every piece of human flesh without any regret or guilt.
Let us go into their world.
She cooked her husband in 'barbeque style' and tasted a sample. His body parts were deep fried and stored in the freezer for future.
He advertised for his victim on an internet site. His ad read "looking for a well-built 18 to 30-year-old to be slaughtered and then consumed." After receiving a response from a candidate. He consumed the victim and video recorded the entire act.
He, along with four others went on an expedition to the Colorado Mountains. After two months, he was the only one to return. Soon upon research, it was found that he killed and eaten his companions.
After killing his co-ed in 1981, he ate her remains for 2 days. Unfortunately, due to a paperwork error, he was freed even after getting convicted and sent to a mental institution.
Not just a cannibal but also a pedophile and deviant, he admitted being a serial killer to satisfy his urge for human flesh. He was arrested when he narrated his heinous story through a later and send it to one of the victim's family.
His style of killing and cannibalism involved luring young men to his apartment and sedating them with drugs. After killing, he savored the remaining human flesh or got involved in horrific experiments.
He killed 43 years of Gonzalez, who gave him a place to sleep in an abandoned apartment. The details started getting sordid when he confessed of smacking Gonzalez with an axe and then walking through the local cemetery while eating his eyes and brain matters.
When he killed Laura Houghteling in 1992, he confessed to an old crime dated back at 1986. He killed a young child named Michelle Dorr. Not only that, but he also made a necklace with the kids finger bones.
This is one of the most brutal cases ever reported. Mainly because the victims are two young kids and the convict is none other than their own mother. Being a member of the cult, the lady along with her relatives tortured and then ate the flesh of the young kids in a despicable way.
With his inclination and history of violence, he was a prime suspect when his housemate Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie disappeared in 2012. Later the remains were found stored in a tin can in the basement of his house. He admitted cutting and eating the heart of his housemate before storing the other parts.
To stop a terrible argument with his wife, David Viens taped her mouth and bind her. However, when she died of the gagging he took the path which no one could have anticipated. Instead of consulting the police, he cut her into pieces and cooked her for four days.
With a history of disturbed childhood and many failed pregnancy, Leonarda Cianciulli was convinced that to save her eldest boy during WWII there is a need for human sacrifice. She made her victims comfortable before cutting them with an axe and throwing the parts into a pot filled with caustic soda and turned them into homemade soap. She coagulated the blood and mixed them with chocolate, egg and milk to make tea cake.
Kroll had a methodical way of conducting his killing spree. Firstly, he used to kill the victims by strangling them and then perform sexual acts. After that, he would mutilate and eat the body parts. He said that to save the grocery money he gave into cannibalism. When convicted, he confessed to 13 murders.
When federal police went to his house to investigate about the disappearance of his girlfriend Alejandra Galeana, they found him enjoying a lemon seasoned dish of human flesh. Police discovered the mutilated body of Alejandra inside a closet. The story of horror continues as they found human remains in fridge, cereal box and frying pan.
He started a deadly killing spree in 1995 and murdered up to 10 people before enjoying their flesh. When convicted, he went one describing the parts of the body he liked and how he watched them for the purpose of hygiene. He confessed making soups with the eyes and only eat healthy people to avoid cholesterol. He had also eaten the flesh of cats, dogs and lizards.