According to a report, a Californian man was arrested for allegedly feeding toxic food to eight homeless people – then filmed that he was suffering for his own twisted fun.
William Robert Cable, 38, from San Andreas, claimed that the victims were involved in the “spicy food fight” during a series of attacks in the seaside town of Huntington Beach in mid-May. Orange County Registration.
Instead, according to journalists, he gave them food tied with a caustic substance made from peppers twice as strong as pepper spray – seizure-like symptoms caused difficulty breathing and severe stomach pain.
“These people were hunted because they were vulnerable,” said Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer. “They were exploited and poisoned as part of a twisted form of entertainment, and their pain was recorded by their attackers so they could relive again and again comfortably.”
The prosecutor claimed that Cable had given beer to some of the victims to persuade them to eat, and many were later hospitalized. He had no idea that food was bound by a substance called oleoresin capsicum.
“The cruel nature of these crimes shocks the conscience,” said Lynington Semeta, Huntington Beach mayor.
The cable was charged with eight poisonings, and a maximum of 19 years and three months remained. It is held on $ 500,000 bail.
According to the Orange County Register, prosecutors said there was no indication that they plan to share or sell their video footage publicly.
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