Trial begins for accused 'cannibal cop,' Gilberto Valle

The so-called "cannibal cop" trial began today in Manhattan. City police officer Gilberto Valle, 28, is accused of plotting to kidnap, kill, cook and eat

Gilberto Valle is accused of plotting to cook and eat women.

Gilberto Valle is accused of plotting to cook and eat women. (2/25/13)

MANHATTAN - The so-called "cannibal cop" trial began today in Manhattan.

City police officer Gilberto Valle, 28, is accused of plotting to kidnap, kill, cook and eat dozens of women.

Prosecutors are expected to reveal a trail of emails, computer files and messages that detail his plans.

Valle's defense team says it was part of a fantasy and nothing was supposed to be taken seriously.


 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Police say the victim sustained multiple lacerations and 1 Police release sketch of man found dead in Massapequa Preserve
The van was a welcome addition to the 2 Nassau firefighters group donates van for disabled vets
Two Long Island residents with differing views on 3 LI residents offer different takes on GOP health bill failure
Police are searching for the driver involved in 4 Brentwood man killed in hit-and-run crash
When the new Nassau Coliseum opens its doors 5 New Coliseum to pay tribute to military, 9/11 victims

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

NYC cop arrested in plot to kidnap, cook & eat women

(AP) - A city police officer was charged Thursday with leading a ghoulish double life

NYC officer arrested in ghoulish kidnap plot

(AP) - A city police officer was charged Thursday with plotting to kidnap, rape, torture

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE