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Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirators Found Guilty Of Scheming In Macabre Plot

The verdicts in Christopher Asch and Michael Van Hise’s conspiracy trial came a year after a conviction in a headline-grabbing case of a police officer accused of plotting abductions and cannibalism.

03/14/2014

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirators Plead Not Guilty

Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.

04/25/2013

(Photo by David Dermer/Getty Images)

FBI: Former Stuyvesant Librarian Accused Of Plot To Rape, Murder Women

The charges against Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz are contained in court papers. The men are expected to make appearances Monday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

04/15/2013

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Accused ‘Cannibal Cop’ Conspirator To Face Trial This Fall

Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.

04/04/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Jurors Review Testimony In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Deliberations

The jury has had the case since Thursday. If convicted on the most serious charge, Gilberto Valle could face a possible life sentence.

03/11/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle Cries During Closing Arguments; Deliberations Begin

The defendant, wearing a dark suit and yellow tie, wept as his lawyer described how the case had “cost him everything,” including his wife and “adorable baby.”

03/07/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Defense Rests In NYPD ‘Cannibal Cop’ Trial; Closing Arguments Set For Thursday

Defense attorneys began Tuesday with the showing of a videotaped deposition of a Russian man who runs a fetish website.

03/05/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Prosecution Rests Case In Trial Of Accused NYPD ‘Cannibal Cop’ Gilberto Valle

The jury at the trial of a New York City police officer accused of plotting to kill women and eat their body parts won’t be shown gruesome photos from websites he visited but will see evidence of Internet searches on subjects like “how to cook a human,” a judge ruled on Monday.

03/04/2013

Gil Valle (Facebook)

Defendant’s Wife Testifies In Bizarre ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan plan to use emails and other evidence to show that 28-year-old Gilberto Valle had dangerous schemes to abduct women and devour them.

02/25/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Judge In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case To Allow Testimony From Fetish Website Creator

Ahead of the start of the trial in the so-called cannibal cop case, federal Judge Paul Gardephe made several rulings in court on Thursday. And in almost every instance, he ruled for the defense.

02/14/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

‘Cannibal Cop’ Attorney Wants New Evidence Suppressed

The defense lawyer for the former NYPD officer accused of plotting to kidnap, cook and eat women claimed in court Monday that prosecutors are panicking as their case against Gilberto Valle crumbles.

02/11/2013

Gil Valle (credit: Facebook)

Judge: Cell Phone Evidence In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case Is Unclear

A federal judge said Wednesday that key evidence that the government has boasted about against an NYPD officer charged with seeking to kill and eat women might not be so clear after all.

02/06/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Lawyers For ‘Cannibal Cop’ Ask To Show Kinky Photos To Potential Jurors

The proposed questionnaire from Gilberto Valle’s lawyers would ask potential jurors if they have a bias against people who frequent Internet sites depicting sadomasochistic behavior. A federal judge will rule on the request before Valle’s trial starts next month. He had previously been ordered held without bail.

01/30/2013

The 28-year-old officer lives in Forest Hill, Queens. He had been assigned to the 26th Precinct in Manhattan before his suspension on Wednesday. Valle was on the force for six years. (credit: Facebook)

Defense Hopes For Key Witness’ Testimony In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Trial

With the trial set to begin in two weeks, the defense attorney for the infamous “cannibal cop” was hoping Wednesday that a judge would allow a key witness to testify.

01/09/2013