Luis Alfredo Gonzalez Hernandez was arrested by agents from the Scientific, Penal, and Criminal Investigative Body (CICPC) following the shocking incident, which took place in Barlovento region of Venezuela.
He said: ‘After his arrest and through interrogation he admitted his guilt in the incident, stating he had quartered and eaten a large part of the human.’
According to the director, the alleged murderer claims the unnamed farm owner had hired him to carry out a bizarre funeral service.
Rico said he was told ‘the deceased had hired him for a funeral service, which consisted of killing him (the victim), eating part of the body and making paintings on canvas with his blood and ashes’.
Investigators found documents belonging to other people at the crime scene and are working to discover if they are listed as missing.
Other pieces of art were reportedly found at the scene.
Forensic analysis will now be carried out on them to discover if they were made from human remains.