Alleged 'Cannibal Cop' Co-Conspirators Found Guilty Of Scheming In Macabre PlotThe 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.
Rape-Murder Plot Trial For Pair Opens In New York"Thousands if not millions of people have bizarre sexual fantasies," attorney Brian Waller told the Manhattan federal court jury in defense of his client, 61-year-old Robert Christopher Asch. "Chris Asch is one of those people."
Alleged 'Cannibal Cop' Co-Conspirators Plead Not GuiltyDefendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.
FBI: Former Stuyvesant Librarian Accused Of Plot To Rape, Murder WomenThe 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.