Pig farmer 'went for 50 victims'
The Canadian pig farmer, on trial for the gruesome death
of several women, told a policeman he had even murdered 49 people and had been hoping to kill his 50th.
While in jail after his arrest, the pig farmer, who had a farm near
Vancouver, told the story to a police officer, prosecutor Derrill Prevett told
The prosecutor said the pig farmer also informed that he
had split and froze two of the victims' heads.
farmer (57), arrested back in 2002, went on trial Monday for the murder of six
drug-addicted prostitutes, whose remains have been found at his premises. He
pleaded not guilty for these killings.
The pig farmer faces a second
trial on charges of murdering another 20 women at a later date.
pig farmer has been in jail since his arrest during an large police
investigation of many women who went missing from Vancouver's Downtown
He is alleged to have taken them back to his
remote 17-acre farm, where he butchered the women. He is said to have put their
bodies through an industrial woodchipper and fed their mince to his pigs, some
of which were later slaughtered and sold into the human food
The initial trial is expected to last at least one
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