Meat cleaver attack

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Pushing For Insanity In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Doc With Meat Cleaver

David Tarloff is accused of going to an apartment building in February of 2008 and killing Dr. Kathryn Faughey with a meat cleaver and a hammer.


Meat Cleaver Attack (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Husband Attacks Wife With Meat Cleaver In Queens Apartment

Police were guarding the floor where they say the man’s 52-year-old wife was brutally struck in the head several times. A cleaver is a hefty kitchen blade with a large handle that is used for forceful chopping.