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Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal

Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal

Morgan State University has settled a lawsuit contending that it did not do enough to protect a student who was beaten by Alexander Kinyua just days before Kinyua committed a cannibalistic murder.

Joshua Ceasar sued the college after he was beaten by Kinyua with a barbed wire-wrapped bat and left legally blind. Kinyua, who killed a family friend and ate his heart while out on bail in the beating, pleaded guilty in both cases.

Ceasar will receive $185,000 under the Morgan settlement, which was reached last week. Because the college is a state entity, its liability is capped at $200,000.

"Josh is very pleased to see the case resolved," said his attorney, Steven...

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