Police shoot dead cannibal who refused to stop EATING a woman he had decapitated in South Africa
Aphiwe Mapekula, 23, collapsed at home after police sprayed him with bullets
He is said to have ignored several warnings to stop eating the body of a woman
They fired warning shots as he continued to eat Thembisa Masumpa's raw flesh
Mapekula said to have slit 35-year-old Thembisa's throat and hacked off her head
By GARETH DAVIES FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 18:49 BST, 18 September 2017 | UPDATED: 22:35 BST, 18 September 2017
A cannibal caught eating a woman he beheaded has died after a police shot him in South Africa.
Aphiwe Mapekula, 23, collapsed in a hail of bullets with arm, leg and stomach injuries when police officers tried to arrest him at his home.
He is said to have ignored several warning shots as he continued to eat Thembisa Masumpa's raw flesh.
Officers finally opened fire on him when he attacked them with a knife, police said.
Mapekula is said to have slit 35-year-old Thembisa's throat and hacked off her head in Mount Frere, South Africa.
I give the guy credit for not being like those sissy trophy hunters. He ate what he killed.
Exactly, they had no right to take his kill.
At least he wasn't complaining, like others...