Background

Born 1 December 1961
  • Place of birth: Essen, West Germany
  • Parents: Detlef & Waltraud Meiwes
Computer Repair Technician

Case File

Armin Meiwes Headshot
Armin
Meiwes
Murder

Victim

Bernd Jürgen Armando Brandes

On March 9th, 2001, Bernd Brandes travelled from Berlin, Germany to Rothenburg to meet Armin Meiwes after the two had been chatting online. Later that night, Meiwes killed Brandes, then froze the body parts for later consumption.

Status

Incarcerated
Life Imprisonment