Meanwhile, in other news...
#A former model who killed, cooked and ate her husband 20 years ago will
#make a bid for freedom next week.
#Omaima Aree Nelson is slated to appear before a California parole board
#to plead for an early release from Chowchilla State Prison, where she is
#serving 27 years to life, according to KTLA-TV.
#Nelson killed her 56-year-old husband, William Nelson, over Thanksgiving
#weekend in 1991, just amonth after they married. She had come to the
#five years earlier from Egypt, where she worked as a model and nanny.
#"It was the most gruesome case I saw," Former Costa Mesa Police Sgt. Bob
#Phillips told the Los Angeles Times. "She did not seem like a person
Her latest statement:
"I've reformed in the time in prison. I know now what I did was wrong.
I was out of my mind at the time I committed this horrible crime. Now,
all I want is to get out and go home to my family, and live a quiet
Plus, I haven't had a really good meal since I've been in this
horrible place. The food is very bland."