The court docket mentioned Stefan R had killed his sufferer to “obtain sexual gratification” by the act and the intention to eat elements of the corpse afterward.
According to the court docket’s findings, the 2 males had organized to meet up on the defendant’s Berlin house after coming into contact on an internet courting platform. At the house, Stefan R is alleged to have sedated the sufferer, killed him after which severed his genitals in order to eat them.
It couldn’t be decided with certainty whether or not or not the defendant truly carried out this explicit intention — however the court docket mentioned it was “probable.”
The defendant can be mentioned to have dismembered the sufferer’s physique and deposited the elements round Pankow, a borough in the German capital.
According to NTV, the sufferer’s bones have been discovered weeks after the homicide happened.
After questioning numerous witnesses and evaluating the defendant, the court docket concluded that the defendant had acted out of “cannibalistic motives” — and since Stefan R has been discovered responsible of a “particularly serious crime,” in accordance to the court docket, he can’t be launched on computerized parole that comes after serving 15 years in Germany.
The verdict isn’t ultimate and may nonetheless be appealed.