Friday, May 17, 2013

Kai McGillvary Arrested for Killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy in Times Square

A hitchhiker who became an internet celebrity after intervening in a California street attack has been charged with beating another man to death.

"Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" was arrested by police in Philadelphia as a suspect in the killing of an elderly lawyer at his home in New Jersey.

Investigators said Kai McGillvary met 73-year-old Joseph Galfy in Times Square in Manhattan on Saturday and went home with him.

Mr Galfy was found dead there on Monday as a result of blunt force trauma, wearing only his underwear and socks.

http://news.sky.com/story/1092118/hatchet-hitchhiker-hero-held-over-killing