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.


 

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