|Stefano Brizzi (L) and Gordon Semple|
A man was arrested on a charge of murder after killing a police officer following a sexual encounter, according to police in the United Kingdom.
London police said that they have arrested 50-year-old Stefano Brizzi, after being accused of killing and dismembering 59-year-old Gordon Semple.
In court, Brizzi pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder, claiming that the police officer died while they were having sex.
According to the police investigation, Brizzi and Semple met through the dating app Grindr. The police officer went to the suspect’s apartment, where they had sex.
The suspect and the victim also arranged for other men to join them. At some point, Brizzi strangled Semple. He then dismembered the police officer and dissolved his body in acid.
Neighbors called police after noticing a foul order coming from his apartment.