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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.

  • Photo_user_banned_big


    about 3 years ago


    At least she did what we have all thought about. I think it was the other way around than most of you guys. By the look on her face she was the real victim. Everyone is so fast to judge her. Wait, take a breath, now think about it like this. What if he was beating her and mentally abusing her? Of course we all have a breaking point. So she was fed up with his lying, cheating, abusive ways and what does a man treasure the most? Exactly! He took her self esteem. self confidence, and well being away. She snapped and said to herself I am over this crap and he will not hit me or yell at me again. AND HE DEFINITELY WON'T CHEAT!
    I was trained a long time ago to read people at first glance and this poor woman had enough crap. I agree it was extreme. She should have duct taped (wear gloves so no dna is passed) his butt to the bed and got a leather belt and beat his ass litterally.

  • Fake_sunset_max50


    about 3 years ago


    wow people these days

  • 74596_129289523905506_927477597_n_max50


    about 3 years ago


    I guess she had the balls to do what every scorned woman wants to do secretly when there's trouble with an pun intended :P

  • Img_20111016_163737_max50


    about 3 years ago


    OUCH I say throw her in a garbage disposal

  • Angel_kincaid_park_2014_max50


    about 3 years ago


    WOW! UM WOW!

  • 0409091606_max50


    about 3 years ago


    I dont have one and I still say OUCH!!!lol

  • Justice-400_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Imagine if everyone in this world did to people what they thought they deserved. Correction, what they "knew" they deserved.

  • Img-20110512-00019_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Ok, What did he do????

  • Avatar7636_1_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Assault is assault

  • Photo_user_blank_big


    about 3 years ago

    Horrible and vicious. If you are going through a divorce and the spouse offers you a free meal. Pass on that meal. Eat cereal. Save a penis.

  • Img_1828_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Shes going to be famous in prison though....all the "bubbas & butches" will idolize her. LOL LOL LOL

  • Img_1828_max50


    about 3 years ago


    I am sorry but I must....I cannot resist....HAHAHAHAHAH! Holy S**T!.....I just want to meet this woman...and I MUST MUST talk with this man. This has got to be an interesting one. If only I could have been a fly on the wall for this one..he was probably some lying cheating bastard...and her crazy behind..has probably always been off her rocker...beating on him all the time (secretively of course) . This crazy woman is the reason men think we are nuts.

  • Cops4christ_max50


    about 3 years ago


    crazy world eh...not the first time and not the last...horrific event...

  • Cruise_2014_max50


    about 3 years ago


    I can see it now. Gloria Allred, the famous, publicity-seeking shrew of an attorney, decides to defend this woman PRO-BONO. She holds a press conference detailing the reasons why he deserved it and outlining the years of emotional abuse that led to this tragic "accident".

  • Vpsomourningband_max50


    about 3 years ago


    Hell hath no fury like a mentally ill woman......
    Wow and OUCH!!!!!!

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