Jurors at murder trial told about Internet searches on ways to kill, human cannibalism

Jurors at the murder trial for a woman accused of cooking her husband's body learned Friday that Internet searches were made on her computer on human cannibalism and ways to kill.
BY NOLAN CLAY nclay@opubco.com Published: March 26, 2011
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Jurors at the murder trial for a woman accused of cooking her husband's body learned Friday that Internet searches were made on her computer on human cannibalism and ways to kill.

Exondia Jaye Salado, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Manny Salado at their Oklahoma City apartment sometime after he came home late Oct. 8, 2007. Prosecutors allege she burned his body days later in eastern Oklahoma County.

The case is unusual because no body was found. The wife's attorneys contend Manny Salado may be alive. Two friends testified she admitted killing and then cooking him.

Oklahoma City police and FBI experts examined two computers seized from the apartment.

Jurors were told the wife's computer was used in July 2007 for Internet searches on human organs and disembowelment.

Jurors also heard about Internet searches in August 2007 on holding hostages, torture, notorious murders, true crime, asphyxiation and death by suffocation.

Early Aug. 28, 2007, there were Google searches on her computer for “handcuff,” “easy murder,” “murder methods,” “spousal murder,” “quick kill,” “strangulation,” “execution methods,” “human torture methods” and “human castration,” according to testimony.

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