Disturbing details emerge after psychology professor ‘cut off husband’s penis’ before ‘stabbing him to death’
- Published: 1:15, 14 Jan 2023
- Updated: 5:15, 14 Jan 2023
A PSYCHOLOGY professor has been charged with stabbing her husband to death after he was found mutilated in their Argentina apartment.
Florencia Amada Cattaneo is accused of cutting off her husband Pedro Zarate’s penis, driving the murder weapon into his eye, and killing him.
The suspect was taken in at her mother’s house after the victim was discovered by Cattaneo’s sister.
Zarate had not been responding to the sister’s calls, Rio Negro reports.
The whistleblower raced to their shared apartment after Cattaneo showed up at their mother’s home on Sunday covered in blood, the sister claimed.
The body wasn’t discovered until Tuesday.
According to Zarate’s Facebook page, he worked as an actor and played in a local reggae band, The Daily Beast reports.
The victim was working at the Estación Provincial Cultural Center, in La Plata, when he died.
Meanwhile, Cattaneo worked at the General Directorate of Culture and Education of the Province of Buenos Aires when the incident occurred, local outlets reported.
Prosecutors announced that Cattaneo has been committed to a psychiatric hospital while they continue to investigate the alleged crime.