Jeffrey L Dahmer

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.

Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in a statement Tuesday that the indictment follows a hearing Monday in District Court in which a judge ordered that Kinyua be transferred to Clifton T. Perkins Hospital for a competency evaluation, following a request from his attorneys.

Kinyua is accused of killing Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie, a 37-year-old Ghanaian national who was living with Kinyua's family in their Harford County home. Police said he confessed to...