Alberto Sanchez Gomez murdered his mother, cut up her body and ate her within a period of at least 15 days in early 2019, according to a statement from the Madrid provincial court, printed Tuesday.
His mom, who was not named in the court statement, has been identified by local press as Maria Soledad Gomez.
Sanchez, now 28, was detained in February 2019 along with his trial began in April. He had been sentenced to 15 years for murder and five months to the desecration of a corpse.
He will also need to pay $60,000 (roughly $73,000) for his brother in compensation, ruled the court, which rejected the defense’s plea that Sanchez had been”psychologically disturbed.”
Officers found remains of this sufferer in Tupperware boxes, Spain’s national police tweeted in the time of his arrest. Maria Gomez had not been seen for a month, they added.
Sanchez strangled her to death following an argument, according to a document sent to CNN by the Madrid prosecutor’s office at the beginning of the trial.
He then cut up her body using a carpenter’s saw and 2 kitchen knives, keeping a Few of the bits in the freezer and throwing others to the trash in plastic bags, the record reads.