Friday, August 31, 2012
Mother Kills,Cooks And Eats Her Two Sons Aged 1 & 5
A Thai mother has been accused of killing,
cooking and eating her sons because she
thought they were pigs, the Bangkok Post
reports. Hallucinations may have played a
role in the tragic crime.
Police received a complaint last week that
the woman, a member of the Musur hilltribe
in Thailand’s ,Mae Ai, allegedly “butchered”
her two sons, ages 1 and 5, and proceeded
to cook and eat them.
According to the Bangkok Post, law
enforcement officials allegedly found the
woman asleep with several body parts
strewn around her. Later, they reportedly
learned she had been treated for mental
illness since 2007.
A previous report from the Bangkok Post
said that the woman stopped taking her
medicine one or two months ago. A hospital
report said the woman suffered from
hallucinations and thought someone was
coming to hurt her.
The news is the latest in a string of reported
cases of cannibalism this year. Police busted
a cult in Papua New Guinea in July for
allegedly eating victims’ brains and penises.
In April, authorities in northeastern Brazil
arrested three people for allegedly killing
women and making pastries with their
Earlier this year, hallucinations caused by
bath salts were thought to be behind an
infamous face-eating attack in Miami,
Florida. However, a toxicology report later
showed that only marijuana was present in
the attacker’s system.
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 11:23 PM