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Serial child killer ‘vampire’ who escaped from prison beaten to death by security guards


DCI Kenya

A man described by Kenyan authorities as a “bloodthirsty vampire” who allegedly killed at least ten children, in some cases sucking blood from their veins and leaving them to die, has been lynched by an angry mob.

The case of Masten Milimo Wanjala, 20, ended on Friday, two days after the alleged child killer escaped hours before a court appearance for the murders of children aged 12 and 13. He was arrested in July for the disappearance of two children, but officials said he later admitted to killing ten during a sickening five-year spree.

kenyan police said in a press release that they were trying to find Wanjala and bring him to justice, but on Friday “he was spotted by villagers in Bungoma, and beaten to death before our agents arrested him again … The law of jungle as applied by angry villagers prevailed.

The shocking allegations against Wanjala came to light after his arrest this summer when authorities described his purported confession. Police wrote that he “slaughtered his victims in the most ruthless manner, sometimes sucking blood from their veins before executing them.”

The statement described some of the alleged murders in gruesome detail, claiming that Wanjala “took the dear lives of innocent children”. In one case, where the victim was identified as 12-year-old Purity Maweu, police wrote: “The girl was kidnapped from Kiima Kimwe in Machakos and her blood was sucked out by the killer, before being left behind. for dead.

Authorities said the victims in Wanjala, all between the ages of 12 and 13, were “stunned to use a white substance in powder and liquid form, which [they] were either forced to drink or sprayed before being executed. The statement also claimed that Wanjala had informed detectives that he “took great pleasure in killing his victims.”

After his escape, Wanjala was reportedly identified in his childhood home in Bungoma, more than 400 km from the police station he escaped from, after participating in a football match with local children.

“He’s from that area and so the kids saw him and knew it was him and that’s when the information spread and the locals started chasing him,” said a local manager, Bonface Ndiema. “Eventually he rushed to a neighbor’s house, but was flushed out and lynched.

After confirming the lynching of Wanjala, the Kenya Criminal Investigations Directorate wrote: “Our hearts go out to the families of those who lost their innocent children to the suspect.

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