Sun coverage: Alleged Maryland cannibal Alexander Kinyua

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Kinyua guilty, not criminally responsible in cannibalism case

Man accused in cannibal case scheduled for court

Alexander Kinyua pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed a family friend with an ax and ate his heart, and a Harford County judge found the defendant not criminally responsible for the act because of mental illness.  Read more ...

Beating lawsuit against Morgan State can go forward

Beating lawsuit against Morgan State can go forward

A Baltimore Circuit Court judge ruled Monday that a lawsuit can go forward against Morgan State University that contends the school failed to protect Joshua Ceasar, who was brutally beaten last year by an electrical engineering student who previously showed signs of violence and mental instability.  Read more ...

Prosecutor can't show accused cannibal criminally responsible

Prosecutor can't show accused cannibal criminally responsible

Harford County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he does not have enough evidence to show that Alexander Kinyua is criminally responsible for killing a family friend and eating his organs last year.  Read more ...

Missing man found dismembered, partially eaten [Pictures]

Missing man found dismembered, partially eaten [Pictures]

A 21-year-old Morgan State student has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie, whose dismembered remains were found in a Joppa home and nearby church trash container, police said. According to charging documents, Alexander Kinyua allegedly admitted to eating the victim's heart and portions of his brain.  Read more ...

Md. man accused of cannibalism is indicted, moved to mental hospital

Alexander Kinyua, the 21-year-old accused of killing a man and eating his organs, has been formally indicted on charges of first-degree murder and assault and has been sent to a Maryland state mental hospital.  Read more ...

Md. cannibalism case raises questions about troubled students

Md. cannibalism case raises questions about troubled students

Janelle Stewart said she was alarmed as she listened to the words about human sacrifice tumbling from the mouth of fellow Morgan State student Alexander Kinyua at a widely attended campus forum about hazing.  Read more ...

Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles

Accused Maryland cannibal, victim both had legal troubles

As an electrical engineering student at Morgan State University, Alexander Kinyua was described by a professor as "docile" and dedicated, always looking to improve himself. On the Internet, Kinyua — now accused of killing a family friend and eating his heart and parts of his brain — donned green-and-white face paint and warned of impending strife.  Read more ...

Paper trail helped tell story of Maryland cannibalism suspect

Paper trail helped tell story of Maryland cannibalism suspect

Any time a high-profile crime is committed, reporters want to start digging into the background of the suspect. It can not only reveal new insight into that individual but potentially expose failures in the system, which can serve as a guide for preventing future tragedy.  Read more ...

E. Baltimore church supports family of cannibalism suspect

E. Baltimore church supports family of cannibalism suspect

A day after his housemate was reported missing in Harford County, Alexander Kinyua went to church with his family and asked the pastor if he could borrow a Bible.  Read more ...

More questions in cannibalism case as beating victim speaks out

More questions in cannibalism case as beating victim speaks out

Questions on are mounting on whether someone missed troubling warning signs before Morgan State University senior Alexander Kinyua allegedly cut up a family friend and ate his heart and part of his brains. Today, we bring you an interview with a man who was beaten by a baseball bat and thinks he could've been the first victim of cannibalism.  Read more ...

Cannibalism suspect described in police report as 'Virginia Tech waiting to happen'

Cannibalism suspect described in police report as 'Virginia Tech waiting to happen'

Five months before a Morgan State University student was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating his heart and parts of his brain, a school instructor flagged the 21-year-old's erratic behavior, describing him as "a Virginia Tech waiting to happen."  Read more ...

Victim believes bat attack foreshadowed Md. cannibal case

Victim believes bat attack foreshadowed Md. cannibal case

It wasn't the beating by baseball bat that most frightened Joshua Ceasar, who was left with a fractured skull and a blinded eye. It was the scene that his friends described to him afterward: his alleged attacker Alexander Kinyua standing over his unconscious body, holding a knife.  Read more ...

Cannibal case raises many questions

Cannibal case raises many questions

Last week's startling news that police have charged a man with killing, dismembering and eat part of his housemate in Harford County has raised man questions. Yes, certainly about why, but also about whether anything in the suspect's past could've indicated such deviant behavior.  Read more ...

Maryland man charged with killing, eating man's brain, heart

Maryland man charged with killing, eating man's brain, heart

The 21-year-old college student allegedly told detectives that he hadn't just killed the man who'd lived with his family for months, but had eaten his heart and portions of his brain. The victim's severed head and hands were found in the men's Harford County home; more remains were left in a trash container outside a church.  Read more ...

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