Once a friend of mine had to present me infront of our new class and she said “This is Maria, and she loves dead men” and what she really meant was that I’m a fan of classic rock, but instead she made it sound like I was a necrophile.. 

in 1931 in Key West, Florida. Radiologist Carl von Cosel, 56, became obsessed with one of the tuberculosis patients at the sanitarium where he worked. Her name was Maria Elena de Hoyos and she was a beautiful, 22-year-old woman. Von Cosel hoped to marry her, but before she could respond to his attentions, she weakened and died. He begged the family not to bury her. Fearing contamination of her body from groundwater, he built a mausoleum for her in the nearby cemetery and preserved her in formaldehyde. There in secret he would sit and have “conversations” with her. He even left a phone in the mausoleum so he could speak to her while away. This man was clearly obsessed. One day he just decided to illegally remove her corpse and take her to his home.

To keep her in good shape, von Cosel brought in a regular supply of preservatives and perfumes, but Maria Elena’s corpse eventually began to deteriorate. Using piano wire to string her bones together, von Cosel replaced her rotted eyes with glass eyes and her decomposed skin with a mixture of wax and silk. As her hair fell out, he used it to make a wig to put on her head. Stuffing her corpse with rags to keep her from collapsing and dressing her in a bridal gown, he kept her by his side in bed. Dr. Michael Baden pointed out on HBO’s Autopsy that the man even inserted a tube into her decrepit corpse to serve as a vagina for making love. He also played a small organ to her as she “slept.”

He got away with this for seven years until de Hoyos’ sister accidentally came upon her in von Cosel’s home. Horrified, she called the police.

Von Cosel was arrested, but the statute of limitations had run out on his crime of grave robbing, so he was set free. Maria Elena was buried in a secret unmarked area and von Cosel moved to central Florida, where he sold postcards of his beloved. Even when she was taken from him, he couldn’t forget her. When he eventually died in 1952, he was found in a room with a large doll in his arms that was wearing Elena’s death mask.

The trial of a Swedish woman charged with “disturbing the peace of the dead” by hoarding human skeletal parts for sexual use in Gothenburg.

"This is the strangest case I ever had to deal with," prosecutor Kristina Ehrenborg-Staffas said at trial’s opening, reported the Goteborgs-Posten daily. In September, police found six human skulls, a human backbone and a large number of other bones, including femurs, in the 37-year-old’s flat in a suburb of the west coast city of Gothenburg. Some skeletal parts were kept in a freezer, others were used for sexual gratification and therefore the woman was "guilty of treating the dead in an offensive and unethical manner," Ehrenborg-Staffas said last week. The woman has denied the charges, arguing that she bought the skeleton parts over the internet because of an interest in history and archaeology. In her flat, however, investigators found digging equipment, body bags and instructions on how to open graves. Forensic tests suggested the bones were at least 45 years old. The woman could face a maximum two-year jail term or a fine if convicted.



Elena Hoyos was committed to the hospital, suffering from tuberculosis; she was known to be a great beauty and Von Cosel was one of those who fell in love with her. This was the beginning of his struggle to keep her next to him, no matter what the consequences were. He tried all the treatments possible to save her, even unorthodox treatments like herbal medicine, X-Ray treatment, and other types of treatment that involved electrical equipment. One of his most unusual treatments involved a potion that contained gold flakes but he also administered electric shocks to her. On a more personal level, he did his best to please her and make her happy, showered her with gifts, but it seems that she didn’t return his affection. However, he hoped that if he managed to cure her terrible illness she would eventual come to love him.

In 1931, just before Halloween, Elena died and was buried in an above-ground mausoleum ordered by the doctor, because he thought that groundwater would have contaminated her body. He would regularly go to her grave and take care of it, which didn’t alarm her family since they trusted him and knew his special connection with her. Little did they know that he was trying to take Elena’s corpse from the grave as his connection with her was more than anyone could possibly imagine. During his visits to Elena’s grave he had long conversations with her and he even installed a telephone so that he would feel close to her even when he was away. Apparently, he also had seen her ghost telling him that he needed to take the corpse and he was also trying to preserve her body with formaldehyde.

In 1933, he stole her body from her tomb and brought it home after losing his job from the hospital. He attempted to preserve her body the best way he could using big amounts of preservatives; this proved difficult since she was already dead for two years but he used a lot of perfume to conceal the smell of her rotting flesh. Piano wires were used to string her bones together and keep her skeleton intact somehow, her eyes were replaced with glass replicas because they had also gone rotten, he also created a type of skin for her made from a mixture of silk with wax and plaster, and used rags when her insides became so putrefied she had lost her shape. He continued this process to preserve what was left of his dead obsession, including making a wig for her when her hair was almost gone. All this led to the creation of a macabre doll with some remains of her that was meant to give him some comfort through the illusion that she was still somehow with him.  He spent his days talking to her while she was placed on a large bed and wrapped in cloth veil, acting like they were together and playing music for her on the organ, adding to the creepy scenery. What’s even most shocking is the fact that after the discovery of her body, the doctors also discovered during the autopsy that he had created a tube that somehow resembled a vagina, so he also had sexual intercourse with Elena’s dead body.


Q. Was the cannibalism a sexual gratification too?

A. It was. It started out as an experimentation. Made me feel like they were more a part of me.

Q. (That’s interesting.)

A. So it did give me some satisfaction and there was some gratification.

Q. (How would you prepare it?)

A. Uh…on the stove, on the skillet, uh, just like you prepare a regular piece of meat, they’d be, uh, cut into, you know, sizes that were small enough to eat.

Q. (Any other organs?)

A. Hearts, liver, thigh meat, biceps, biceps…

Q. (How did it taste?)

A. Uh…there’s no way of saying it without sounding, uh…gruesome…

Q. (I don’t find it offensive.)

A. Well, it…I, I don’t know how to describe it. You’ve had filet mignon, haven’t you?

Q. Uh huh, that’s one of my favorites.

A. Yeah. Very tender…

Source: Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts, Federal Bureau of Investigation

A sadist, a masochist, a murderer, a necrophile, a zoophile and a pyromaniac are all sitting on a bench in a mental institution.
"Let’s have sex with a cat?" asked the zoophile.
"Let’s have sex with the cat and then torture it," says the sadist.
"Let’s have sex with the cat, torture it and then kill it," shouted the murderer.
"Let’s have sex with the cat, torture it, kill it and then have sex with it again," said the necrophile.
"Let’s have sex with the cat, torture it, kill it, have sex with it again and then burn it," said the pyromaniac.
There was silence, and then the masochist said: “Meow.”

I laughed way too hard at this.

Kevin Davis, an 18 year old from Corpus Christi Texas killed his own mother by beating her with a hammer, strangling her with a cord, and stabbing her in the head.  He then raped her corpse, telling investigators “Guess I lost my virginity to a dead corpse.”

“I don’t have standards, I don’t have morals. A body’s a body — a piece of meat,” Davis said.