A man accused of triple murder in the US state of Oklahoma sliced one victim’s heart from her body and cooked it with potatoes to serve to other victims before attacking them.
The suspect, Lawrence Paul Anderson, 42, allegedly removed the organ from the body of a neighbour he had stabbed to death, according to Oklahoma City News 4 TV.
He allegedly then brought the heart of Andrea Lynn Blankenship, 41, to his uncle’s home where he cooked it and tried to serve it to the uncle and his wife, investigators reportedly told the Grady County Court in Chickasha on Tuesday.
Anderson then killed the uncle, Leon Pye, 67, and his four-year-old granddaughter Kaeos Yates in the home and severely injured his aunt, Delsie Pye.
“He cooked the heart with potatoes to feed to his family to release the demons,” court papers said.
The crime came just weeks after Anderson, who has a long arrest record, was released from prison on a general commutation by Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2017 on drug charges.
He confessed to the murders in court on Tuesday, reports said.