Meiwes, Armin

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Meiwes, Armin

A German man who gained international notoriety for killing and eating a voluntary victim, Bernd Jürgen Brandes, in a case of consensual homicide. By the time Meiwes was brought in by police for questioning 10 months later, he had consumed 20 kg of Brandes’ meat that he had stored in the freezer.
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