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Cannibals In The News: Five Bizarre Acts Of Human Flesh Eating In One Week

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Alexander Kinyua allegedly admitted to killing his roommate, then eating his heart and portions of his brain.
Alexander Kinyua allegedly admitted to killing his roommate, then eating his heart and portions of his brain.

When a single act of cannibalism is reported, it is as unfathomable as it is unsettling. To have five such incidents dominate the news cycle -- as was the case this week -- seems almost unprecedented.

All but one of the following cases are alleged crimes. They range from an international manhunt for a suspect accused of chopping up and eating his male partner to a chef who severed and served his own testicles.

In the slideshow below, HuffPost Crime offers a round-up of the murder suspects and alleged flesh-eaters who captivated our readers this week with tales of horror.

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