All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dismemberment’

Mayan Mass Grave Uncovered at Uxul

LiveScience reported last week that an excavation of an ancient Mayan city has yielded a 1400-year-old mass grave with 24 skeletons inside. Nicolaus Seefield, the dig’s coordinator and archaeologist at the University of Bonn in Germany, found the site after he was working on two massive reservoirs meant to store Mayan drinking water, also recently discovered. Seefield wrote an email …

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Body Parts in Mail: Porn Actor Suspected of Murder, Dismemberment

Body parts in mail sounds disturbing on its own, but that’s just one chapter is this very bizarre, very gruesome story. Ottawa authorities are currently on the lookout for 29 year-old porn star Luka Rocco Magnotta (aka Eric Clinton Newman), the man they suspect murdered an acquaintance before dismembering his corpse and distributing the body parts through the mail. According …

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Man Murders Girlfriend He Met on Facebook

In a situation somewhat akin to the Taiwanese man who’d killed his wife’s Facebook boyfriend, a Michigan man is suspected of stabbing, suffocating and dismembering his girlfriend, who he also had met on the social network. Suspect Matthew Puccio explained to a newspaper that he met her via Facebook, and that he’d met some of his accomplices in a library …

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