FILE- In this Feb. 25, 2013, courtroom sketch, former New York City Police Officer Gilberto Valle, second right, is seated at federal court in New York. Currently on trial for kidnapping conspiracy, told investigators after his arrest that his fascination with the idea of cannibalism set him on a downward spiral that was wrecking his personal life, an FBI agent testified Friday, March 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer told investigators after his arrest that his online chats about cannibalism set him on a downward spiral that was wrecking his personal life, an FBI agent testified Friday.
Gilberto Valle “claimed he did not enjoy it and he did not know why he was doing it,” agent Anthony Foto told jurors at Valle’s federal trial in Manhattan.
Foto testified that Valle, after his October arrest, acknowledged talking to people about a fetish of kidnapping, killing and eating women.
However, he “claimed he would not have gone through with it,” the agent added.
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