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Nurse 'Plotted To Kill And Eat' Teenage Girl
A nurse bought an axe as he planned to chop and eat a girl he believed to be just 14 years old, a court has heard.
Dale Bolinger, 57, used a fetish website to discuss beheading and eating women and girls for sexual gratification, his trial at Canterbury Crown Court was told.
Prosecutor Martin Yale said Bolinger, formerly from Canterbury, had thought he was chatting to a 14-year-old Mexican called Eva and tried to persuade her travel over from Germany to meet him.
Bolinger allegedly told the girl: "The idea of making love and then eating you is a very great turn on.
"I have been called a very generous lover and I would be very generous to you before I prepped you for the table."
On September 17, 2012 - the day before she was due to meet him - Bolinger bought an axe and then, on September 18, he went to Ashford International Station to pick "Eva" up, the court was told.
She did not arrive and her identity has never been established.
The court also heard that Bolinger told other users that he had eaten a 39-year-old black woman and a five-year-old child.
"There were discussions about how much more tender the meat is from children," Mr Yale said.
The chats with "Eva" were uncovered by the FBI's New York office, which investigates webchat rooms discussing the rape, killing and cannibalism of women, prosecutor Martin Yale told the jury.
They found the email address being used was from a computer in Kent and passed the information on to local police.
Kent Police traced the account to Bolinger, whose home and computer was searched.
Police found discs containing indecent images of children which had been photoshopped and labelled: "Dinner; one in, one waiting; the BBQ; the BBQ2 and BBQ3."
Bolinger admitted the pictures were his but he insisted he had gone to the train station because he was worried about the girl he had contacted.
If she had arrived, he said, he would have gone straight to the police.
He was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of attempting to meet a child under the age of 16 following sexual grooming.
The prosecutor said it was not the first time Bolinger had tried to act out his fantasies.
Bolinger, he told the jury, had pleaded guilty in February to administering poison or a noxious substance to a woman after putting a cloth soaked in dry cleaning fluid over a female friend's mouth in July 2010.