We all have slightly different taste in food, some of us will cringe when we look at what our compadres have decided to put in their mouths. Sometimes the idea of eating certain foods will make you want to vomit, but often this is only after you find out the ingredients. I once had an uncle attempting to get me to taste some ‘unnamed’ meat that was sizzling on the BBQ we were having in Cyprus one summer. He could not convince me, but did however manage to persuade my younger brother to try it. Turns out it was bull’s testicles and I couldn’t have been more ecstatic that I didn’t try it! My brother didn’t feel queasy until he found out what it was, but went fairly green afterwards – he can count himself lucky though, because it could have been a whole lot worse…
There are a few people in Brazil, who were under the impression they were just eating an innocent stuffed pastry that is known as empanadas, but it turns out that they might well have ingested the human remains of two women who were murdered and cannibalized by a twisted trio!
Details of the horrendous crimes committed by Karate expert Jorge Beltrao Negromonte, 51, his wife Isabel Pires da Silveira, 51, and his mistress Bruna da Silva, 25, came about last week after officers discovered a disgusting book detailing cannibalistic acts that belonged to Negromonte. They have since confessed to committing the gruesome, stomach-churning crimes.
Police reports from Brazil state that the perverse trio seemed to be under the impression that the women they were killing were actually ‘bad spirits’. According to an article in the Daily Mail, Negromonte, Da Silva and Pires belonged to a sect that preached ‘purification of the world and the reduction of its population’.
They would lure their victims into the house by offering them a well paid position of nanny. The victims were then murdered and their flesh was used to make the empanadas – which were then sold on to unwitting customers and neighbors in Pernambuco, which is in the north east of Brazil.
The remains of two victims were found at the house belonging to the three, but there is a strong belief that there may well have been others. Police suspect that the bodies discovered at the house could be those of Alexandra Falcao, 20, and Gisele da Silva, 30, who were reported missing recently in that area. There were also reported sighting of the two women near the house of horrors not long before they vanished.
We all suspect that sometimes the meat we are getting in a pie or pasty probably isn’t the finest or most tender cuts but this is a little too much to stomach, imagine how the people who bought those empanadas must be feeling! Right about now I’m pretty glad those sickos aren’t my local bakers!
It’s all a bit surreal – like a real-life version of Sweeney Todd, the fictional barber who would slice the throats of his victims, his accomplice, Mrs. Lovett would help him dispose of the bodies by using them as the main ingredient in her pies which she would then sell to those unfortunate enough to step into her shop!