History[ edit ] Incidents of necrophilia are noted to have occurred throughout history. Greek author Herodotus c. Some say that he embalmed her in order to have intercourse with her; others say that he did not have intercourse with her. He claimed to have killed, raped, decapitated, and eaten two Vietcong women during a tour of Vietnam with the 4th Supply and Transport Company of the 4th Infantry Division in , during the Vietnam War.
All but one were prostitutes from the area. During his trial, he said that "Every man to his taste. Mine is for corpses. Most of Nelson's victims were landladies, whom he would approach on the premise of renting a room.
Nelson often studied his worn Bible, using it to keep his victim at ease and off-guard around him. Once he made sure he had gained their trust, he would kill them, usually by strangling them, and engage in necrophilia with their corpse. Aside from his crimes in China, the details of which remain unknown, he is noted to have raped and murdered about 10 women from May 25, , to August 6, , in Tochigi and Tokyo.
He often committed necrophilia with the corpses. Found guilty on 5 October , Kodaira was sentenced to death. As well as mutilating the bodies of his victims, he also collected numerous female bodies from local cemeteries, some of which he had sexual contact with. On August 8, , he raped and murdered a year-old woman, and then had sex with her corpse. Kurita was executed by state on October 14, He had sexual intercourse with the dead bodies of several of his victims, one of whom was his girlfriend, Becky Powell.
When asked why he killed women before having sex with them, he answered: Admitted to having engaged in sexual acts with the corpses of his victims. He engaged in necrophilia with the body of one of his victims, Evelyn Miroth. He murdered eight women and one child between and , and had sex with the corpses of most of the women. Many of the charges against him included necrophilia. In he was sentenced to years. Louise Vermilyea — A female serial killer who worked at a funeral home and enjoyed washing her victims' dead bodies before their funerals.