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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.


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    Anonymous

    about 3 years ago

    Ouch !!! Super glueing it wouldn't have been that bad but bad enough. She is sick. Hope the victim will live and I shall pray for him. Image mentally what this has done to him too.

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    alex11991

    about 3 years ago

    1978 Comments

    I feel bad for the person that had to retrieve the thing. pieces?

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    uncledennis1

    about 3 years ago

    23318 Comments

    It may be a little late for anger management classes. I guess she was pretty upset. Poor guy.

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    jlandreth

    about 3 years ago

    106 Comments

    I wonder what he did that makes her think that he deserved it. Reading this gives me a shrinking winkie.

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    Anonymous

    about 3 years ago

    SICK

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    Magee88

    about 3 years ago

    2688 Comments

    there is nothing worse you can do to a man. considering most men's close relationship with. their penis
    there isn't a punishment to fit this crime.

    i suppose all the jokes from the men are being made out of fear.

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    Robocop33

    about 3 years ago

    14642 Comments

    Just damn!

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    Gunns

    about 3 years ago

    5236 Comments

    Ouch. I hurt just thinking about it. Poor guy.

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    Madisyn77

    about 3 years ago

    230 Comments

    Wow... I guess cutting it off wasn't enough, she had to grind it up as well

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    alex11991

    about 3 years ago

    1978 Comments

    Msjay.....here in alabama they have it broke down like this. Assault 1,2,3with or without a weapon, bodily harm that could result in physical injury or serious physical injury that could result in death. It all depends on how the states define these words in the law and what the elements of the crime consists of.

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    trueblue1221

    about 3 years ago

    32 Comments

    There is no punishment to fit this crime

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    CITYPATROL1099

    about 3 years ago

    332 Comments

    OUCH! Even Lorena Bobbitt DID NOT grind my man's junk. Did I say OUCH?!!

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    ilegworldchamp

    about 3 years ago

    8966 Comments

    The Movie Nevada Smith with Steve Mcqueen comes to mind for retribution against her. They make nice change purses.

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    Anonymous

    about 3 years ago

    I guess he should thank her for not totally castrating him. One more reason why I will never get married again.

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    darsavmo

    about 3 years ago

    11362 Comments

    She could have at least made sausage links with it...

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