A dominatrix is being prosecuted for dismembering a client and disposing of his body — rather than report to police that he’d died of a heart attack while tied to the medieval rack in her suburban condo. The only problem is, the police don’t have a body or any DNA evidence to prove their case.
…in her opening statement, the woman’s lawyer said the man never visited
Barbara Asher’s makeshift dungeon and that police made up the story and bullied
Asher into confessing.
"No body, no blood, no DNA evidence," defense attorney Stephanie Page said.
"Barbara Asher is here because of a theory."
Asher, who went by the name Mistress Lauren M, has pleaded innocent to
charges of manslaughter and dismemberment in the death of Michael Lord, a
retired telephone company worker from North Hampton, N.H
(Thanks to Patrick Hynes for the heads-up)