After less than a day of deliberating, a California jury convicted Catherine Kieu of torture and aggravated mayhem for cutting off her estranged husband’s penis and mangling it in a garbage disposal.
On March 7, 1985, while free on bond awaiting trial for the rape of a teenage girl, Wayne DuMond claimed he was savagely attacked by two men who castrated him with a razor blade and fishing wire. No arrests were made in the attack, and some believed DuMond castrated himself.
Portuguese male model Renato Seabra is on trial after he allegedly snapped, killed his lover, castrated him and wore the dead man’s testicles as wristlets for their magic healing powers.
Police in Mozambique confirmed on June 25, 2012, that they had arrested an unidentified man from Manhica, for killing, decapitating, and castrating his own son to sell the body parts to a human-organ trafficker for 500,000 meticais (about US$18,000).
Do parents in Germany have the right to have their children circumcised? Did Mao Sugiyama break any laws when he served up his genitalia for dinner? Is presentation really everything? An update on important penis-related legal questions of the day.