Over Thanksgiving weekend of 1991, Omaima Nelson, 23, stabbed her boyfriend, William Nelson, 56, to death. She then dismembered him, cooked his head and hands in spices and ate some of the flesh. During trial, she would claim that she had been the victim of abuse.
Cannibalism is arguably one of the most taboo crimes of all. Although most societies connect cannibalism with ancient Amazonian tribes or even rumors of devil worshiping rituals, fantasies of cannibalism are not entirely uncommon among killers, even more so if their motive for murder was sexual or sadistic. In Purcell, Oklahoma, in 2006, a little girl vanished, and her disappearance would lead to one of the most heinous cases the world has ever seen.