Accused Cannibal Who Allegedly Microwaved Seniors Man’s Parts Of The Body Fit To Face Trial

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An accused cannibal from Idaho, who allegedly microwaved and ate an seniors man’s parts of the body, has been discovered fit to face trial.

James David Russell, 40, continues to be considered qualified to stand trial for that September murder and suspected cannibalism of 70-year-old David Flaget, the Bonner County Daily Bee reports.

Russell continues to be involuntarily committed since October, when they have been undergoing intensive mental and psychological treatment to be able to get back his competence, based on the Daily Bee. On April 5, a physician in the institution provided an assessment to District Justice of the peace Judge Tera A. Harden figuring out that Russell has become psychologically in a position to take part in an effort.

Russell was billed this past year with first-degree murder and cannibalism regarding the Flaget’s dying. Areas of Flaget’s mutilated body were found inside his vehicle on Russell family’s property in Clark Fork, Idaho on Sept. 10 based on a probable cause affidavit formerly acquired by Each of his wrists have been bound with duct tape and the remains were covered in trash bags. His parts of the body were missing, which Russell had allegedly attempted to consume.

“His body demonstrated postmortem removal of your penis, nut sack, both testicles and flesh from the outer right leg,” the charging documents mentioned.

A clinical examiner allegedly determined that Russell might have microwaved a number of Flaget’s flesh forensic testing allegedly confirmed that Flaget’s DNA present in a bowl in Russell’s apartment, as the missing parts of the body weren’t found. Bloodstream was allegedly based in the microwave, the Daily Bee reports.

Flaget was the groundsman for that Russell family property where Russell was living during the time of the murder. Investigators believe he was wiped out by blunt pressure trauma.

An evaluation hearing for that situation continues to be scheduled for May 17, based on a the courtroom acquired legally&ampCrime. A 2-day preliminary hearing is placed for June 13 and 14.


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