Alexander Kinyua, 21, the alleged cannibal from Joppatowne, Md. and former Morgan State University college student, has been deemed "incompetent" to stand trial. The Harford County, Md. resident was indicted this spring for murdering his roommate, Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie, and then eating parts of his heart and brain.
In a separate indictment, Kinyua was indicted by a Baltimore grand jury on charges of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of assault and using a deadly weapon with intent to injure in the incident where Kinyua beat another former friend and classmate at Morgan State University into unconsciousness with a baseball bat.
The self-proclaimed cannibalism suspect was ordered to Maryland’s only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital, for a competency evaluation back on June 19, 2012.
According to WBAL in Baltimore, after a review of his psychiatric report, the prosecutors in the case agreed that Kinyua cannot stand trial.
According to the Harford County State's Attorney Office, Alexander Kinyua will continue to receive psychiatric treatment at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital for now. Doctors at the maximum-security state facility will decide later if he is competent to stand trial in the future.
For more on Kinyua, see the video accompanying this article.
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