‘Net fetish cannibal 
set out to kill and eat girl, 14’

detective constable Nicola Griffith told the court that the FBI passed chat logs to Kent Police containing conversations Bolinger had had with people on Dark Fetish Network.

When she examined the website she saw chat groups entitled beheading, cannibalism and asphyxiation, the court heard.

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Bolinger’s profile, Chris C, used a picture of the supermodel Naomi Campbell and listed his interests as “cannibalism, mainly the hunting and preparation of young but sometime not so young women”, it is alleged.