Posted: Nov 22, 2012 10:02 AM by Associated Press
VISTA, Calif. (AP) - A 68-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife after police found her severed head and her body parts cooking at their Oceanside home.
U-T San Diego reports (http://bit.ly/10vcz5L ) Frederick Hengl looked frail as he entered his plea Wednesday.
Police say they responded to neighbors' complaints about a foul odor coming from the couple's home Friday morning.
The first officer entered the home through a window and saw three pans of "meat" cooking on the stove that actually were parts of the victim, 73-year-old Anna Faris. Her head was in the freezer.
Deputy District Attorney Katherine Flaherty says there is no evidence of cannibalism at this time.
Hengl faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted of all charges. He remains jailed on $5 million bail.
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