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(NEW YORK POST) – A Danish sicko who stored female genitalia in his freezer has been convicted in South Africa of a slew of charges, including conspiracy to commit murder and pedophilia, according to reports.
Peter Frederiksen made headlines two years ago after frozen pieces of at least seven sets of female genitalia were found at his South African home.
“I hope I can avoid a sentencing by appealing and going through a mental investigation,” Frederiksen said in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein after being found guilty of 36 charges.
The court on Tuesday agreed to the 65-year-old’s request for a mental exam and postponed his case to March 12.
Frederiksen was “certainly not a man of high moral standing,” Judge Johann Daffue said Monday, according to the Times Live of South Africa.
“He simultaneously married two women and was involved with people who believed in Satanism,” Daffue told a packed court.
His wife, Anna Matseliso Molise, who turned him in to police after he drugged her and pierced her genitalia, was shot dead outside her Lesotho home while Frederiken was in prison awaiting trial.
Motlatsi Moqeti, a wheelchair-bound convict serving 11 years for attempted murder, told the court that Frederiksen had paid him about $1,500 to arrange a hit on her, according to the International Business Times.
One of Frederiksen’s victims told Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet that he gave her a glass of spiked champagne. When she awoke, her genitalia had been sliced off.
“I had a headache like I’ve never had before. And the pain’ I’ve never had such pain’” she said.
A 9-year-old girl told the court via video link that Frederiksen had raped her.
In addition to the genitals, police also found child porn at his home, as well as a diary that included a log of his mutilations and the sexual abuse of the girl.
He wrote an entry titled “Paedophile Pig” on one of the days he abused the girl, who did not have her genitals mutilated.
Frederiksen was convicted of 18 child pornography offenses and the rape of the child.
He also was convicted of assaulting his now deceased wife, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of an unregistered anesthetic drug, xylocaine, and illegal possession of firearms, according to the Independent Online.
But he was acquitted of two counts relating to the alleged rape of Molise.
“I give you the benefit of the doubt on counts five and six,” the judge said.
In September, the judge also dropped 20 charges relating to genital mutilation over a technicality, saying the country’s National Health Act did not indicate the nature of penalties.
The judge recommended that the law be amended as soon as possible to avoid similar oversights in the future.