Wife's body parts found cooking on stove

Last updated 15:53 22/11/2012

Relevant offers

World

Boris Nemtsov: Assassination after late dinner As 'Jihadi John' is unmasked, radicalism rife at UK universities Bali nine duo set for 'execution island' transfer Discovery of dead mum may have sparked killing spree How earthquakes linked to fracking are fracturing an Oklahoma community Earth is listening for ET. But should we be calling too? Toddler killed in Victoria thunderstorms Tonga bans Auckland fruit imports, fearing fruit flies Stolen Picasso found in US mail Australia pledges more warning over deported criminals

A 68-year-old US man has pleaded not guilty to killing his wife after police found her severed head and her body parts cooking at their home in Southern California.

Police say they responded to neighbours' complaints about a foul odour coming from the couple's home on Friday.

An officer who entered the home through a window said he saw on the stove three pans containing parts of 73-year-old Anna Faris.

Her head was in the freezer.

Deputy District Attorney Katherine Flaherty says there is no evidence of cannibalism at this time.

U-T San Diego reports that Frederick Hengl entered his plea Wednesday. He faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted of all charges.

He remains jailed on $5 million bail.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content