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Nauseating Facts About Joe "The Cannibal" Metheny, Who Sold His Victims As Burgers

In 1996,  Joe "The Cannibal" Metheny joined the ranks of serial killers who decided to serve their victims' bodies to people in food. He claimed to have killed several women, dismembered their bodies, and then fed the human meat to his customers at his small BBQ pit stand, turning everyone into unintentional cannibals. Metheny also worked as a truck driver and confessed that his first murder was motivated by the actions of his girlfriend, who abandoned their child because she was a drug addict. He kept killing from that point onward, and ended up with around nine victims - or so he claims.

Joe Roy Metheny - an urban legend come to life - was born in 1955 and grew up to became one of several killers who sold human meat as food in the early 1990s. Approximately 20 years into serving two life sentences, Jospeh Metheny was found dead in his cell in August 2018.