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Wife Cuts Off Husband's Penis, Grinds It In Garbage Disposal

Wife Cuts Off Husband's Penis, Grinds It In Garbage Disposal

Catherine Kieu Becker, 48, of Garden Grove, Calif., is accused of drugging her 51-year-old estranged husband, tying him to bed, cutting off his penis and throwing it down the garbage disposal. She is due in court Wednesday. (Garden Grove Police Dept.)

Associated Press

July 13, 2011

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – A woman was in custody Tuesday for allegedly poisoning her estranged husband, cutting off his penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife and throwing it in the garbage disposal.

Lt. Jeff Nightengale said the crime occurred Monday night at the man’s Garden Grove home. According to authorities, this was the first time police have ever been called to the home. No neighbors reported any signs of fighting or screaming.

Catherine Kieu Becker, 48, was booked for aggravated mayhem, false imprisonment, assault with a deadly weapon, administering a drug with intent to commit a felony, poisoning, and spousal abuse. She was being held at the Orange County Jail.

The woman, who was later identified as the suspect, called 911 to report a medical emergency at about 10 p.m.

“The suspect called 911 and told responding officers that he ‘deserved it,’” Nightengale said.

When officers arrived, they found the man tied to a bed and bleeding from the groin area. He told officers the woman had given him a drug in the dinner she had made for him.

Investigators said she tied him to the bed after he fell asleep. When he awoke, the woman grabbed his penis and cut it off with a 10-inch kitchen knife, according to police. She then threw it in the garbage disposal and turned on the disposal, police said.

The 51-year-old man was hospitalized at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. He was listed in serious condition. Pieces of the penis were taken to the hospital, but it remained unclear whether surgeons were able to reattach it.

The rope used to tie the man to the bed and a knife were seized as evidence.

Nightengale said an initial investigation indicated the two are married and going through a divorce. According to courts records, the victim filed for divorce on May 16, and is representing himself.

  • 580266338686131_max50


    4 months ago


    Lol, SE851 that's just wrong. Funny but wrong.

  • 373046_26738651698_2132900450_q_1__max50


    4 months ago


    There are numerous indications that she was unhappy with him.Noone can ever tell him he plays with himself.

  • 580266338686131_max50


    4 months ago


    this is an old post but WTF, that's just wrong . Then to put it in the garbage disposal, WOW! Imagine responding to that call, and having to retrieve bits and pieces of a man's penis. SHE NEEDS A SERIOUS A$$ whooping!!!

  • 582602_3283682777720_334551836_n_max50


    almost 3 years ago


    USLawman1983-so not right, lol'z.

    Bump to whomever said this "B" is Crazy.

  • Evil_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Whatever happened to "just walk away"? The relationship is over, just walk away. Wow, I wouldn't have it in me to do such a thing. I cannot relate to how that must feel gentlemen, but know that I got a little sick when I read the account.

  • 19227-clipart-illustration-of-a-black-and-white-coloring-page-of-a-magical-flying-phoenix-bird_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Oh my God, thats so sickening!!! I could nly image how you men feel out there! So horrible that someone could do that, then to add insult to injury, she grinds it.....Ugh....stomach heaved a little reading this story!!!

    Hope the victim gets better....and gets through this terrible loss!!! No joke, im serious!

  • Tlusa_max50


    about 3 years ago


    coshane220, you are not alone!

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    about 3 years ago


    ya' know I have no proof of this and no one else has mentioned it, but the more I look at the picture of the woman, the more I see a man's face. The cheekbones. The skin. Is there a hint of an Adam's apple?
    Could be me--I just saw the movie "Birdcage"--maybe I had that on my mind.

  • Pb080007_max50


    about 3 years ago


    That BITCH is crazy

  • Att2307142_max50


    about 3 years ago


    ms jayelbee, thank you for your remarks.

    xhomilt. typical female response? i hardly think so.... IF you had read most of the posts you'd see women on here are outraged by what this woman did.

  • Cert_max600_max50


    about 3 years ago


    OUCH!!! Okay this question is for the guys....was it just me or was your stomaches aching and other parts hurting as you read this article? I'm speechless!

  • Picture_max50


    about 3 years ago


    thats got to suck having to deal with that thats sick i kinda fell bad for the dude having his man hood takin away

  • 1211120858_max50


    about 3 years ago


    I wonder if she got that idea from Lorrena Bobbitt, atleast Mr.Bobbitt was able to get into the movie industry after getting wacked.

  • Pug_max600_max50


    about 3 years ago


    If the "wife" had not called 911 the victim would have probably died. Premeditated with many years in prison.

  • Anonymous-killer-whale-232189_1__max50


    about 3 years ago


    She needs to go away for a very, very long time, and I don't want to hear about her playing with matches, either !!!

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