A Venezuelan man confessed to murdering a local farm owner and eating part of his body before using his remains to create art, according to a Friday report.
Luis Alfredo Gonzalez Hernandez admitted to the murder and told police that the farmer hired him to kill him to perform a funeral service, which consisted of eating the farmer’s body parts and using his blood and ashes to make paintings, The Daily Mail reported. Locals have reportedly gave Hernandez the nickname “the cannibalistic artist.”
“After his arrest and through interrogation he admitted his guilt in the incident, stating he had quartered and eaten a large part of the human,” police told The Sun. “The deceased had hired him for a funeral service, which consisted of killing him (the victim), eating part of the body and making paintings on canvas with his blood and ashes.”
Luis Alfredo González Hernández fue detenido por el Cicpc Barlovento por el homicidio de dueño de una finca. Admitió que mató al hombre, lo descuartizó y luego comió parte de la carne. Alegó que la víctima se lo pidió para hacer pinturas con la sangre y cenizas pic.twitter.com/kTaJpJU8W5
— Darvinson Rojas (@DarvinsonRojas) April 5, 2018
Several other pieces of “art” were found at the scene of the crime. Forensic officers are testing to see if human remains were used to create the art.
Police also discovered documents belonging to other people and say they are further investigating the incident.
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