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Horrific Murder Case Of Grindr Date That Ended In Cannibalism


The crime scene was discovered when Stefano Brizzi’s neighbors reported a “revolting smell” coming from his apartment.

When two officers were sent to investigate, they found bottles of chemicals in the hall and a “blue-green liquid” floating in the bath with “flesh-colored globules floating in the water,” in the words of prosecutor Crispin Aylett QC.

Then, one of the officers looked inside a trash bin and discovered a human hand and part of a spine.

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50-year-old Stefano Brizzi now stands accused of strangling police chief Gordon Semple (pictured) during a Grindr date, and later trying to dispose his body in various ways, including an acid bath.

Sky News reports Semple’s DNA was discovered on a blender blade, on a cooking pot, a pair of chopsticks, a chopping board, and inside the oven.

The Old Bailey heard prominent bite marks were found on a bone in the kitchen.

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According to Aylett:

The defendant cannot have confined himself to dismembering Gordon Semple and disposing of his body either by acid in the bath or else in the dustbins.

Instead, the prosecution suggest it would be open to the jury to find that the defendant cooked part of his body and ate it.”

The 59-year-old Semple was on duty when he decided to meet Brizzi after chatting on Grindr. “Hot, dirty, sleazy sex” was promised on April 1 of this year.

Jurors heard other unutterably bizarre details, such as how Brizzi claims he was told by Satan to “kill, kill, kill.”

He also claims that he disposed of some body parts by biking them over to a quiet spot beside the River Themes.

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Brizzi said there was still a foot, hand, and leg at the apartment “which I tried to roast as well.”

While being interrogated, Brizzi, who’s HIV-positive, allegedly admitted:  “I thought I was getting away with it.”

I had nearly finished but I took a shot (of crystal meth). I was going to finish the job today.

As you can see, this man was a very big man and all I have left is two buckets.”

Brizzi denies murder, claiming Semple died in a freak accidnet involving “a sex game gone wrong.”

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However, he freely admits obstructing a coroner by dismembering and disposing of large chunks of the body.

The trial is ongoing.

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  • ChrisK

    Amature. Never do party drugs when cleaning and disposing body parts.

  • Heywood Jablowme

    The victim was a police chief!?!? Yikes. Grindr really IS dangerous and you never know what you’ll encounter.

    @ChrisK: And notice how the killer cannibals always seem to have Italian names. I guess it’s true, Italian guys always know how to cook.

  • robt

    @Heywood Jablowme: so what he was a police chief — they can’t have raunchy sex? And, Grindr is safer than a gay man at a Trump rally in the South. You dumb-ass homophobe. xo!

  • robt

    And, What does the guy’s HIV status have to do with absolutely anything?!? Pure HIV-phobia, plain and simply

  • Heywood Jablowme

    @robt: ??? – Nothing wrong with raunchy sex, I like it sometimes too, but I’d suggest having it at a bathhouse where it’s a hell of a lot safer than going to a total stranger’s home where he KILLS YOU!!!

    I agree with you though that the HIV status had nothing to do with anything. What’s the idea with that, are we supposed to hope he used a condom before he killed the guy??? Weird.

  • Bob LaBlah

    And to think I thought the guy in NYC who chopped up his girlfriend, made a soup with her body parts and served it to homeless people on the street was crazy.

  • Brian

    How awfully sad and shocking! This poor guy Semple was simply after a good time and met a horrific end instead. If this Brizzi person is convicted, I hope he is never released from prison and spends his time doing hard labor.

    Grindr might be a quick means of finding a sexual partner but there are mad men around every corner as far as I’m concerned. If I ever met someone in this way, I’d have a can of mace handy just in case things went awry.

  • ChrisK

    @Brian: I’m sure they feel the same way. I know I would if I ever met you.

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