A woman identified as Dayane Cristina Rodrigues Machado, 33, has been arrested in Brazil on suspicion of killing her husband before cutting off his penis and cooking it.
The police in Sao Goncalo, a Brazilian city on June 7, were called to the couple’s house in the neighbourhood of Santa Catarina and found her husband, Andre’s body lifeless, naked and mutilated.
Police report revealed that his wife had allegedly cut off his penis and cooked it in soybean oil in a frying pan.
Police say the crime took place at around 4 am after the couple had argued about breaking up.
The murders object- a kitchen knife was sized by cops while the suspected killer wife was arrested and charged with murder and corpse desecration.
According to reports from Brazil, the couple were together for 10 years and had been separated for two years, but still continued to relate with each other on and off.
They have an eight-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter, and they ran a pizzeria together.
Vantage News gathered that the couple went out to a snack bar on the night of the crime and an argument ensued.
Machado’s lawyer, Carla Policarpo, claims that the deceased: Andre threatened her and she killed him in self-defence.
However, Andre’s sister, Adriana Santos, maintained that the suspect killed her brother in revenge because he cheated on her.
Reports say the couple constantly fought, and Machado had even reported her husband to the police on one occasion.
The investigation is ongoing.