Texas man accused of plotting to rape and eat a child

Posted at 11:39 AM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 13:39:34-04

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 21-year-old man from central Texas is in federal custody as the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department in Florida says they stopped his horrific plan to target a child.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey says one of his agents discovered Alexander Barter online, then set up a meet in Nacogdoches, Texas.

The undercover agent posed as someone willing to provide a child to satisfy what Barter allegedly called his “bloodlust”, according to NBC affiliate WESH.

Alexander Barter
Alexander Barter was arrested in Texas on charges of conspiracy to commit murder.

“He showed up with a knife, with bags to take the individual body parts in. This is just a sick, demented individual that’s masquerading as a human being out there, preying on our children,” Sheriff Wayne Ivey said.

Ivey says the man wanted to murder, rape, then eat his victim.

Barter, of Joaquin, Texas, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder and other crimes.

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