Christopher Asch

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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

Jury Asks To Hear Tapes In Rape-Murder Plot Trial

Prosecutors say retired Stuyvesant High School librarian Christopher Asch and auto mechanic Michael Van Hise aimed to turn disturbing ideas into deadly action.

03/12/2014

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Librarian, N.J. Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection got under way Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian who are charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/24/2014

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