[This article is peppered with misspellings and grammatical errors. I got tired of adding “[sic]” to every one – if you see it and it’s wrong, it was “published” that way.]
LECTER TRIAL BEGINS
Courtroom packed as jury hears first evidence
[handwritten] You are greater than them all they cannot understand
BALTIMORE – A decades long hunt ended yesterday with the apprehending of Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Lecter is the FBI’s main suspect in the gruesome Chesapeake Ripper murders that ravaged the area for years. Officials have suggested that his reign of terror may reach back as far as 15 years.
The FBI has never encountered a serial killer who possesses the cunning of the Chesapeake Ripper who has been able to allude poilce for such a long time even though his murders are amongst the most shocking and elaborate on record. The manhunt creshendoed yesterday afternoon when Dr. Lecter was arrested at the country home of [circle] Will Graham [/circle] – a profiler who worked for the FBI until he himself became suspected of being the Ripper and was arrested and subsequently released only a couple of short years ago. No word on Graham’s actual involvement in the crimes or arrest has been
of the psychiatric community in the Bay area for nearly 20 years and was most notable known to the public for his testimonials at the trial for Will Graham. Dr. Lecter was Graham’s clinical psychologist and played no small part in his incarceration in the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane.
Graham was later exhonerated and Dr. Lector himself became the lead suspect. The attempted arrest of Lecter resulted in the death of one person hospitalization 3 others, 2 of whom were FBI agents. Dr. Lecter then disappeared until now when agents were able to successfully take him into custody without incident.
[Caption below photograph] Photograph by R. Cheyne DR. HANNIBAL LECTER – Makes his first public appearance since his arrest. Usually quite dapper, Dr. Lecter still remained composed even in prisoner’s attire.
The author “S. Kasparian” is likely a nod to Hannibal‘s art department trainee, Sonia Kasparian.
The photographer “R. Cheyne” is likely a nod to Hannibal‘s art director, Rory Cheyne.