Or that’s what he claims. When police found 19-year-old Lyle Monroe Bensley in a parkinglot in only his boxer shorts, he informed them he was a 500 year old vampire who needed to “feed”. That’s why he broke into a woman’s apartment and attacked her in bed while making hissing and growling noises.
The woman, luckily, escaped unharmed, and Bensley is now being held on a $40,000 bond in Galveston County on a charge of home burglary with intent to commit a felony.
So how is a vampire doing in jail? And what do the literary vampires of the world think? To the best of my knowledge they’ve all disavowed him.
Even the glittery ones.
You can check out the rest of the article here – though mainly it just goes on and on about vampire fiction influencing youths.