The accused proudly boasted of being a serial killer before stabbing the victim several times.
Washington: A US woman has been arrested for attempting to murder a man she met on Craigslist, before trying to eat his heart.
According to a report in the Daily Mail, the 24-year-old accused had planned to meet a man she met on Craigslist at the Rodeo Inn motel in Lynwood, Washington.
Things soon turned ugly when the woman repeatedly asked the victim if he was a murderer. When he did not reply, the woman pulled out a knife from her pocket and started threatening him, the report said. She then proudly boasted that she was a serial killer. She then stabbed the victim several times, before he escaped.
The victim somehow managed to inform police authorities from the motel's office. He was immediately rushed to the Harborview Medical Center. Although his condition is said to be stable, he suffered some serious injuries including a punctured lung.
Meanwhile, police arrested the accused from the parking lot. She confessed to the crime after interrogation. The accused also told police that she had planned to first kill her date and then eat his heart.
The accused is currently being held on a USD1 million bail.