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...