NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle III Busted in Plot to Kidnap/Cook (Yes, Cook) Girlfriend, Others
|Alleged cannibal cop Gilberto Valle III|
An NYPD officer was arrested last night after authorities say he hatched a bizarre plot to kidnap and cook his girlfriend and up to 100 other women.
"[My oven] is big enough to fit one of these girls if I folded their legs&The abduction will have to be flawless&I know all of them&[Victim 1], I can just show up at her home unannounced, it will not alert her, and I can knock her out, wait until dark and kidnap her right out of her home," Officer Gilberto Valle III said in an online conversation with a co-conspirator, according to a federal criminal complaint first obtained by WABC (read the full complaint here).
Valle went on to the tell the co-conspirator that "I was thinking of tying her body onto some kind of apparatus&cook her over a low heat, keep her alive as long as possible."
And then there's this: "I love that she is asleep right now not having the slightest clue of what we have planned. Her days are numbered. I'm glad you're on board. She does look tasty doesn't she?"
"This is a bizarre case. We suspended the officer immediately upon his arrest, and a review is now underway to determine whether there was anything in his background that should have alerted the department to his alleged proclivities. I want to commend the NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau detectives and FBI agents who worked jointly on this investigation," NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says in a statement.
Valle is scheduled to appear in federal court in Manhattan later today. Check back for updates.