Man Dies in Police Custody After Eating Woman's Remains

The details are gruesome.

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Local police say a man in Wales brutally killed a woman, eating her face and one of her eyeballs. What's more, the man died shortly after police took him into custody. 

According to the Telegraph, police stormed the Sirhowy Arms Hotel in Argoed, Blackwood earlier this week and found 34-year-old Matthew Williams consuming the remains of Cerys Marie Yemm, 22. Police immediately deployed a Taser to in an attempt to stop Williams, but he became unresponsive after being arrested and died soon after.  

Williams had reportedly been released from prison two weeks prior to the murder, and the hotel was reportedly used as a place for ex-cons to live as they transitioned back into society. Furthermore, BBC News adds that Williams, who served five years in prison for assaulting a partner, was involved in some sort of a relationship with Yemm. 

[via Telegraph and BBC News]

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