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dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr),
1. To amputate an arm or leg.
2. To divide the body (corpus) into parts.

dis·mem·ber

(dis-mem'bĕr)
To amputate an arm or leg.

dismember

(dĭs-mĕm′bĕr)
To remove an extremity or a portion of it.
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Prosecutors say the couple dismembered Becky in the bath of the terrace property using a circular saw, before packing her body parts in bags, Cling-film and tape.
Obsessed with violent sexual fantasies, inventor lured woman to his home-made submarine, stabbed her 15 times then dismembered her body
Det Supt Paul Monk said: "Attempts has been made to dismember Mr Brown and it's possible Marie disturbed that."
You stabbed her to death and then dismembered her body.
The officers claimed they were haunted by the sight of the prisoner's dismembered body after he was discovered in his cell at Cardiff Prison.
Addressing "Go America Go" rally here, the Amir JI said that the blasts and terrorism posing threat to country's integrity and termed it a conspiracy to destroy the peace of the region and to dismember Pakistan.
A 15-year-old albino boy has been found dismembered in Burundi a week after going missing, the first such killing in the country in three years, a local albino group said Sunday.Albinos, who have white skin and yellow hair as a result of a genetic disorder that causes the absence of pigmentation, are killed regularly in some African countries for their body parts, which are used in witchcraft rituals.
A spokesman said pathologists have indicated that the foot, which was found at about 6.45am on April 25, is likely to have been "deliberately dismembered" at some stage in the last year.
According to reports, the suspect killed her late that night and dismembered her body the next day in their shared apartment's bathroom.
Alexander Altapov, 30, killed Viktoria Povesma, 20, in his flat and then dismembered her body before distributing it around the city he lived in a bid to cover up his depraved crimes.
The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by broadcaster CNN Turk on Sunday.
Sabah daily also reported that Khashoggi's corpse was dismembered and put into five suitcases after he was strangled upon entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.