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Prosecutors: New Jersey man says he fantasized about roasting children

In the complaint explaining why Robert Mucha, 56, was being charged with two counts of possessing child porn, federal prosecutors detailed what they said was the man’s fantasy of basting a 2-year-old boy in barbecue sauce, roasting him and then eating him like a Thanksgiving turkey.

Mucha, of Newton, N.J., was also charged with luring a 15-year-old boy to his apartment. He was arrested in July.

According to court records, Mucha maintained an account on Yahoo!, where he met with others to exchange pornography and to talk about raping, roasting and eating children.

Mucha allegedly maintained a lively online correspondence with a man from Kansas, with whom he focused on “the cooking and eating of prepubescent boys, with a particular interest in how they might abduct the children, drug them, roast them and, ultimately, consume them.”  

The prosecutors allege that on one occasion, Mucha said to his online friend that it was “stupid” for Jerry Sandusky, the convicted Penn State football coached sentenced for 30 to 60 years for pedophilia, to have abused one of his victims in a gym shower – a semi-public location.

The prosecutors out of the U.S. District Court of New Jersey say that Mucha lured a 15-year-old boy he had befriended to his apartment. That night, they say, Mucha allegedly attempted to molest him, but the boy said he did not want to be touched. The boy soon after left the apartment.

Police searched Mucha’s apartment on July 25. Shortly after the search, police say that Mucha told officers about his fantasy about basting a toddler – and said that sometimes he imagines himself as the victim.

According to prosecutors, Mucha also said that he had made physical contact with “numerous teenage boys over the course of his life.” He allegedly told police that when he taught Drum & Bugle Corps in New Jersey, he watched young boys shower and occasionally joined them. 

Prosecutors said he is also a member of websites dedicated to cannibalism and necrophilism fetishists.

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