Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Kenyan cannibal Alexander Kinyua pleads guilty in US court
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- Judge Stephen Waldron finds the defendant not criminally responsible for the act due to mental illness.
- Psychiatric assessment determines that Kinyua was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
- Kinyua, who was a Mechanical Engineering student at Morgan State University, will be committed to a mental health facility indefinitely.
- Percess Veronica Mattison, a longtime family friend of the slain Ghanaian tells court the murder had devastated the victim's family
By BMJ MURIITHI