This is not the document you are looking for? Use the search form below to find more!

Report

# A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge

Document Description
The article is about the recent crime of aggravated mayhem committed by Catherine Kieu Becker against her husband in revenge of domestic violence. This national news has alerted domestic violence lawyers across the nation.
File Details
Submitter
Embed Code:

Related Documents

## Local Food Price Analysis by Linear Programming : A New Approach to Assess the Economic Value of Fortified Food Supplements

by: shinta, 6 pages

Linear programming can be applied to identify a nutri- tionally adequate diet of the lowest cost, since price and nutrient contents are linearly related to food weight. Most ...

## A Reference Discretization Strategy for the Numerical Solution of Physical Field Problems

CONTENTS I. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . II. Foundations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A. The Mathematical Structure of Physical Field Theories B. Geometric Objects and Orientation . . I. ...

## The Wise Act of a Personal Injury Lawyer

by: tyler, 1 pages

When you get hurt in an accident, the external cause should always be punished. This you can make happen with the best efforts of a personal injury lawyer. Thus, it is important that you get the ...

## Is the square root of 2 a Rational Number

by: nishagoyal, 3 pages

Is the square root of 2 a Rational Number To check if 21/2belongs to the set of rational numbers, let’s assume that 21/2is a rational number. Now, we can find any integer numbers a and b ...

## Is the square root of 3 a Rational Number

by: nishagoyal, 3 pages

Is the square root of 3 a Rational Number Does 31/2belongs to the set of rational numbers or not? Assume that 31/2 is a rational number. Now,we can find any integer numbers r and s (≠ 0) such ...

## Is the square root of '7' a Rational Number

by: nishagoyal, 3 pages

Is the square root of '7' a Rational Number To find if 71/2belongs to the set of rational numbers, let’s assume that 71/2is a rational number. Let us, find any integer numbers a and b (≠ ...

## Is the square root of 25 a Rational Number

by: nishagoyal, 3 pages

Is the square root of 25 a rational number? Yes, square root of 25 is a rational number. For proving that, let's assume that √25 is a rational number. Then, we can write √25 = a/b where, ...

## Finding the surface area of a cone

by: nishagoyal, 4 pages

The first step in finding the surface area of a cone is to measure the radius of the circle part of the cone. The next step is to find the area of the circle, or base. The area of a circle is 3.14 ...

## Icon Brickell - A Entire world Apart in the Coronary heart of Miami's Fiscal District - A Unique Brickell Condo

by: restbeard31, 2 pages

## Taking A Bus Tour To Visit The Romantic City Of Paris

by: kenneth778scharff, 1 pages

The capital city of France is also the hub of fashion houses, perfumes, wine and plenty of places that

Content Preview
ACrimeWorseThanLorenaBobbitt:HowaCostaMesaWomanCommitted
theUltimateActofMaritalRevenge
Crimestoriesrarelymakethenationalnews,butinthefewcasestheydoitisbecausetheyinvolveaterrorenoughto
strikefearintotheheartofthegeneralpublic. ItcouldbeacaselikeScot PetersonorTedBundy,playingoffthefear
thataseeminglynormal,charmingmanmightbecapableofmurder,orthatamotherlikeSusanSmithorCasey
Anthonymightactual ywanttomurderthechildrenshebroughtintotheworld.

Crimestoriesplayintopeople'smostprimalfears,whichiswhywithinhours,thearrestofCatherineKieuBecker
becamenationalnews.Spousalabusecasesarerarelynoteworthy,butinthiscaseBeckerdidsomethingdramatic
enoughtojustifybothanentirecourseworthofFreudianstudiesandamonologueoflatenightjokes:shecutoffher
husband'spenis.
Mencanresteasythatthisissuchanuncommonoccurrencethatwhenitdoeshappen,itusual ybecomesnational
news.Themostprominentexampleofthisisthe1993caseofJohnandLorenaBobbit ,inwhichLorena,aftera
films,andBobbit becameahouseholdnamesincetheincident.

TheBobbit story mayhavebeenonMrs.Becker'smindwhenshecommit edhercrime. Aftercut ingoffher
husband'spenis,sheensuredthatitcouldnotbereat achedbyplacingitinthegarbagedisposal.Infact,herentire
crimewasfarbet erconceivedthanMrs.Bobbit 's.Shedruggedherhusbandandtiedhimupbeforecut ingoffher

lit lechancethatshewil faceajurywil ingtoacquitlikeMrs.Bobbit .Asofyettherearenoaccusationsofspousal
abuse between theBeckers as inthe Bobbit case; Mrs. Beckerwasreportedly motivatedbya dispute over
houseguestswithherhusband,andthetwowereplanningdivorce.Furthermore,Mrs.Becker'splanningofthecrime
suggestspremeditation,whilethecircumstancesofLorenaBobbit 'scrimeweremoreimpulsive;shedrunkenlypicked
(druggingherhusbandandtyinghimupbeforecut ingoffthepenis).

CatherineKieuBeckerwaschargedwithseveralcrimesuponherarrest.Theseincludefelonytorture,aggravated
mayhemwithenhancementsforgreatbodilyinjuryandpersonaluseofaknife.Thechargeoftortureisrelativelyself

Thetermmayhemactual yreferstodismemberment,cut ingoffapartofanotherperson'sbody. UnderCalifornialaw,
onecanbeconvictedofmayhemthroughthemalicioususeofforcetodisableordismemberapartofanother
person'sbody,whetherslicingof anarm,gougingoutaneyeorevenslit ingthenose,earsorthroatofaperson.
Aggravatedmayhem,thecrimeforwhichMrs.Beckerwascharged,involvesanextremeorrecklessdisregardforthe
physicalorpsychologicalwel beingofthevictim.Onesuspectsthateventhemostincompetentprosecutorcould
provethatcut ingoffaman'spenisandthenthrowingitinthegarbagedisposaldisplaysanextremedisregardforher
husband'sphysicalwel being,letalonehispsychologicalwel being.

ThecaseofCatherineKieuBeckerwil thereforeunlikelyendpoorlyforbothherandherhusband. Ifonecansaythat
hisinjuryandparlayeditintoashortlivedfame,andLorenawasacquit ed,livedasurprisinglynormallife,andlater
foundedanorganizationfordomesticabusevictims.Mr.Beckerwil inal likelihoodnotbereunitedwithhismissing
bodypart,andMrs.Beckerfaceslifeinprisonforwhatappearstobeapremeditatedcrime. Inthiscase,thereareno
winners,exceptperhapsJayLenoandSigmundFreud.
TheauthorbringsthecaseofCatherineKieuBecker'smaritalrevengewhichhasturnedintoanationalnews.Also
comparinghercasewiththatoftheBobbit s,makingDomesticViolenceAttorneyvigilantofsuchharshcrimes.
By:JeremyRossat DomesticViolenceLawyer

A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge

Share A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge to:

example:

http://myblog.wordpress.com/
or
http://myblog.com/

Share A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge as:

From:

To:

Share A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge.

Enter two words as shown below. If you cannot read the words, click the refresh icon.

Share A Crime Worse Than Lorena Bobbitt: How a Costa Mesa Woman Committed the Ultimate Act of Marital Revenge as:

Copy html code above and paste to your web page.