Nikolai Dzhumagaliev was a soviet serial killer who was apprehended in 1980 after murdering at least 9 people. He earned the moniker ‘metal fang’ and was known to cannibalise his victims who were mostly women. He was actually arrested in the midst of his murder spree that lasted just under 2 years. His arrest was for an entirely unrelated incident, where he accidentally shot a work colleague while heavily intoxicated. During this period of incarceration he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, but was released and went on to murder 3 more people. In relation to his first murder Dzhumagaliev said:
I always loved to hunt, often went hunting, but this was my first time hunting a woman. When I went out on the Uzun-agach-Maibulak track, I saw some young peasant woman. She was alone. I felt my heart pound within me and I ran after her. Hearing my footsteps, she turned around, but I caught up with her and put my arm around her neck, dragged her to the side of the landfill. She resisted, and then I cut her throat with a knife. Then I drank her blood. At this point, from the village appeared Bus Factory. I laid down on the ground and crouched next to the murder. While I was lying in my cold hands. When the bus drove, I warmed my hands on the woman’s body and stripped her naked. I cut the corpse’s breast into strips, removed the ovaries, separated the pelvis and hips; I then folded these pieces into a backpack and carried them home. I melted the fat to fry with, and some parts I pickled. Once I put the parts through a meat grinder and made dumplings. I saved the meat for myself; I never served it to anyone else. Twice I grilled the heart and the kidneys. Grilled meat, too. But it was tough, and cook it for a long time had its own fat. The meat of this woman took me a month to eat. The first time I ate human flesh through the power, and then used.
He was arrested again when he killed and dismembered a friend while he had multiple people visiting him in his home. His guests witnessed the crime and went fled in terror, contacting the police. Whenever the police arrived Dzhumagaliev was on his knees, naked and covered in blood. The police were so stunned by this image and the bizarre nature of the crime that he managed to flee and was arrested the next day at a cousins house.
At his trial he was found not guilty by reason of insanity and sentenced to compulsory treatment in a psychiatric hospital.