“I am tired of eating human flesh” – Suspected cannibal in SA confesses
Police in South Africa have arrested three suspected cannibals, according to local media reports.
One of the suspects walked to the police to claiming he was “tired of eating human flesh,” according to News24.
Police spokesperson, Col Thembeka Mbhele was quoted to have said that when the suspect was questioned “he produced part of a human leg and a hand.”
The suspect was arrested together with two other persons after investigations were conducted in KwaZulu-Natal province.
Col Mbhele also told the media that “It is alleged that the suspects raped, killed and cut up the body of a woman, which they then consumed. The allegations by the suspect are that they would rape and kill the victims before they could cut them into pieces and eat their parts,”
The suspects now face rape, murder and charges relating to possession of human tissue. The police said they are now investigating if there are other people who had died at the hands of the suspects.
“We urge those who have family relatives missing to come forward so that samples can be taken to perform DNA tests,” the police spokesperson added.