Scotland Yard has reconfirmed that MI6 spy Gareth Williams died by misadventure. This perplexing case began with the discovery of his body, decomposing in a padlocked gym bag in his bathtub. Since then authorities have been trying to determine if he was murdered or the victim of his own fetishist pursuits. Read the case from the beginning.
People who let their freaky side out in public and got arrested for it.
Edwin Tobergta of Hamilton, Ohio, was arrested in June 2013, again, for having sex in public with an inflatable rubber pool floatie. Some of you may remember him from The Fetish Files for his 2011 arrest for the same offense; same guy, same fetish, same float.
Michigan man John White, who murdered Rebekah Gay, 24, on Halloween 2012 as part of a morbid fantasy to have sex with her corpse was found dead in his cell on Wednesday.
Nope, it’s not a 1949 neo-realist film about an Italian bicycle thief, it’s a news item about a creepy guy from Japan, who just steals the seats — allegedly. This week police in Yokohama arrested a man who allegedly stole over 200 women’s bicycle seats because he likes the “scent of a woman.”
Serial killer and necrophiliac Jerome “Jerry” Brudos loved women’s shoes. His fetish started when he was young; a 5-year-old Jerry played with a pair of discarded stilettos at a junk yard near his childhood home. He collected shoes, and used the severed foot of a 19-year-old victim to model them. The photographs Brudos took of his victims’ feet in high heeled shoes can be seen here.
He said it was for a TV show, and that he would pay for her purchases; all she had to do was let him photograph and kiss her foot. Well, she got more than she bargained for.
On September 3, 2012, an off-duty cop decided to stop a man from having sex on a couch in public. It turned out that the man, Gerald Streator, was having sex with the couch in public. Yesterday Streator pleaded guilty before a judge and was sentenced.
Does watching a high-heeled woman stomp the life out of a kitten float your boat? Probably not. But there exists a subculture of humanity that scours the internet for so-called “crush videos.” Now the legality of such videos–and whether banning them violates free speech rights–is debated in Federal court.
Newly released Jared Walter, 26, the infamous TriMet Barber of Portland, Oregon, convicted in 2010 of riding around on Portland’s TriMet bus system, and cutting the hair of unsuspecting female passengers, has launched a new public-transit-based string of assaults. Though he still likes hair, this time the assaults involve bodily fluids.