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The true story of a woman who killed her partner and then cooked him

Katherine Mary Knight was born on the 24th of October 1955. She is the first Australian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment without any parole. She was convicted for the murder of her husband, John Charles Price in february of 2000. Kathrine stabbed Price to death brutally and then skinned him and put his skin on a meat hook, she cooked his head and parts of his body with the intention of feeding it to his children. She was caught by the police. Kathrine's initial offer to plead guilty to manslaughter was rejected and she was arraigned on march the 2nd 2001 on the charge of murdering her husband. She entered a plea of not guilty at first, but changed it to guilty the next morning. Psychiatrists concluded that knight suffered from bordeline personality disorder. Kathrine, dispite pleading guilty refused to take responsibilites for her actions. The judge sentenced her to life and ordered that her papers be marked "never to be released"

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