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December 14, 2012

'Cannibal cop' hungry for bail

He's been denied bail by three judges while awaiting next year's trial

Bruce Golding
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Alleged NYPD cannibal wannabe Gilberto Valle is asking a federal appeals court to do what three judges have already refused — grant him bail while he awaits trial next year on charges he plotted online to kidnap women and make them into meals.

While Valle's chats on are "deeply disturbing to people uninitiated to the world of sexual fantasy that exists on the Internet," there's no proof he intended to carry out his "sick (but perfectly legal) fantasies," his lawyer Julia Gatto wrote the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan.

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