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Texas man butchers girlfriend, posts picture on Facebook

May 31, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Texas man butchers girlfriend, posts picture on Facebook

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A Texas man is accused of posting chilling of photo of his girlfriend’s butchered body along with a selfie after he brutally murdered her with a knife.

According to CBS Dallas-Fort Worth, it took Facebook close to 36 hours to remove the disturbing image of a butchered Jennifer Streit-Spears’ because it didn’t violate the site’s terms and conditions.

Friends of the victim learned of her death on Facebook and were forced to view her mutilated body on the social media website after her boyfriend, 45-year-old Kenneth Alan Amyx, posted the image along with a caption that read, “Please pray for us and love you all.”

“Although the pictures were not clear they were incredibly scary,” said Fran Stamey, a friend of Spears.

“I just started to reach out to our mutual friends to see if anybody knew anything. It’s hard to think that somebody would just do something like that and have the guts to post something like that,” Stamey added.

“I’m angry, upset, frustrated,” Stamey added. “What is the world coming to not only committing the crime but posting pictures?”

A spokesperson for the social media giant told the local TV affiliate that although the photo had been flagged, it still didn’t violate its graphic content policy.

That meant no action could be taken until they gathered enough information proving Streit-Spears’ profile had been hacked.

When police arrived on Sunday at Streit-Spears’ apartment complex in Plano, Texas,  she was already dead.

Police officials told CBS that officers discovered Amyz still alive with self-inflicted knife wounds. He was treated at a hospital, where officers later arrested him on murder charges.

Authorities are currently holding Amyz at the Collin County Jail on $600,000 bond, and he faces additional charges in other Texas counties including continuous sexual abuse of a young child and indecency with a child.

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