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New York City police officer arrested in 'cannibal plot'

26 October 2012 Last updated at 12:21 BST

A New York City police officer has been arrested for allegedly plotting to abduct and torture women by cooking them alive and eating their body parts.

The FBI was contacted by Gilberto Valle's estranged wife after she discovered disturbing material on his computer.

BBC Radio 5 liveUp All Night spoke to Sarah Maslin Nir who has been covering the story for the New York Times.

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