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Peruvian Police: Gang Killed People for Their Fat
Posted on 11/20/2009 7:45:44 AM PST by Dallas59
LIMA, Peru - Police say a gang in the Peruvian jungle has been killing people and draining fat from the corpses to sell on the black market for use in cosmetics, although medical experts say they doubt a major market for fat exists.
Three suspects confessed to killing five people, but the gang may have been involved in dozens more, said Col. Jorge Mejia, chief of Peru's anti-kidnapping police. He said one suspect claimed the gang wasn't the only one doing such killings.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: crime; fat; gang; human; murder; peru
posted on 11/20/2009 7:45:45 AM PST
Wouldn’t it be easier just to buy fat from plastic surgeons who do liposuction?
posted on 11/20/2009 7:47:30 AM PST
(The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves. GW)
I hope there are no Wal-Marts in Peru.
posted on 11/20/2009 7:47:44 AM PST
by Chet 99
Haven’t heard anything from Michael Moore lately...
posted on 11/20/2009 7:48:45 AM PST
Where’s Michael Moore when ya need him?
posted on 11/20/2009 7:48:54 AM PST
(You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
So The Ophra won’t be visiting Peru?
posted on 11/20/2009 7:51:17 AM PST
by Navy Patriot
(Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
To: Chet 99
People who drink mountain dew better watch out!
posted on 11/20/2009 7:52:08 AM PST
(No To O -Time is going by really really really really slow.)
"Gang Killed People for Their Fat"
What,they got no viagra there?
posted on 11/20/2009 7:54:42 AM PST
(Yeah,but is it shatterproof?)
Just this week. Cannibal kabobs and fat folks foundation. Why do I have a feeling this is only going to get worse?
posted on 11/20/2009 7:55:55 AM PST
posted on 11/20/2009 7:57:43 AM PST
(Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum.)
Mischief, Mayhem, Soap.
posted on 11/20/2009 8:12:43 AM PST
(chown -R us ./base)
That’s what i was wondering but they also were taking tissue for the purpose.
posted on 11/20/2009 8:19:33 AM PST
by Joe Boucher
(This marxist punk has got to go.)
That's it I am canceling my trip to Peru!
posted on 11/20/2009 8:29:48 AM PST
by Jim from C-Town
(The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
To: Chet 99
Oh my. A fellow patient at PT a couple weeks ago was telling me about that website and I had forgotten all about it. Not sure I want to go there now.
posted on 11/20/2009 9:10:44 AM PST
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