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‘I have an insatiable curiosity to kill a person’: Dominatrix Sentenced to Prison for Stabbing Ex to Death in Treehouse

A Massachusetts woman will serve time behind bars for murdering a former lover in what prosecutors alleged was a bizarre and gruesome killing, NBC Boston reports.On Friday, a judge sentenced 24-year-old Julia Enright to life in prison with the possibility of parole for murdering 20-year-old Brandon Chicklis, an ex-boyfriend. Enright was convicted of second-degree murder in November.Authorities alleged that in June 2018, Enright lured Chicklis to a treehouse near her home in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, and later stabbed him multiple times.Prosecutors claimed the killing was a gift for Enright’s boyfriend, Jonathan Lind, who has separately been indicted on charges of conveying a human body, accessory after the fact to murder, misleading a grand jury and perjury.However, Enright alleged that Chicklis sexually assaulted her and that she stabbed him in self-defense. She reportedly said that she had intended to have sex with Chicklis on the day of the killing, but that she changed her mind and he attempted to force her into the act.

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Enright was once a professional dominatrix and reportedly described in her journal how she was fascinated with death, in one instance writing, “I have an insatiable curiosity to kill a person,” according to NBC Boston. Enright also wanted to use dead animal skeletons for so-called “bone art.”Another journal entry states that Enright felt disappointed because Lind apparently did not like her “gift.” Prosecutors alleged that the gift was murdering Chicklis, although Enright asserted that the gift was actually a skeleton taken from a crypt.In a text message to Lind, Enright reportedly wrote: “Do you think we could add bubbles to a blood bath?” according to NBC Boston.Enright asserted that these expressions were mere fantasy in an effort to only appear dark.After the slaying, Enright and Lind put Chicklis’ body in a tarp and dumped it in New Hampshire, where it was found several weeks later. Investigators located Chicklis’ blood in and under the treehouse and on its stairs.During Friday’s court proceedings, Chicklis’s mother, Trisha Edwards-Lamarche, told the judge that her son was a “kind and gentle” person and that she continually wonders why Enright chose to kill him.“Every day when I drive to work, I get to choose: Do I drive by where she dumped my son’s body today, or do I drive by where she dumped his car?” Edwards-Lamarche said during the sentencing hearing, according to MassLive.com.Before she received the sentence, Enright expressed remorse for what happened.“There is not a day that goes by that don’t think about this or don’t wish I could go back,” Enright told the judge, according to MassLive.com. “Maybe you need to hear me say this: I’m sorry to everyone. His parents, his siblings, his loved ones, my parents, friends, everyone.”Enright will be eligible for parole in 25 years, according to the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office.

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[Feature Photo: Brian Chicklis/New Hampshire State Police]]