Whoever coined the phrase, “hell hath no furry like a woman scorned” knew what he or she was talking about. 48 year old Catherine Kieu Becker from Garden Grove California allegedly drugged her husband, tied him, cut off his penis and ground it up in the garbage disposal. Ouch. Here’s what happened.
Around 9pm on Monday, the police were called to the Becker residence to find Mr. Becker tied to a bed and bleeding from the crouch area. According to the authorities, Mrs. Becker put an unknown drug/poison into her husband’s food to make him sleepy. He lied down and tied him by his hands and feet to the bed. Mr Becker awoke to his wife severing his penis with a knife. She then tossed the organ into the garbage disposal and turned it on.
Mr Becker was transferred to UCI Medical Center in Irvine where he underwent emergency surgery. He is currently in stable condition and said to be in good spirits.
Becker has been arrested for aggravated mayhem, false imprisonment, assault with a deadly weapon, administering a drug with the intent to commit a felony, poisoning and spousal abuse. She made an appearance in court on Wednesday to face charges of felony torture and aggravated mayhem. She also faces sentence enhancements for great bodily injury and personal use of a knife. Becker did not enter a plea. If found guilty she could face a maximum sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole.
After the hearing, Becker was transported to the medical ward of Orange County Jail to undergo a psychological evaluation.
Although the exact motive is unclear the couple are currently going through a divorce.