Kai the hatchet wielding hitchhiker hero may actually be a murderer.

Kai the hatchet wielding hitchhiker hero may actually be a murderer.

Kai the hitchhiker hero blew up on YouTube after saving a woman from a crazed man who nearly killed her and another man when he was claiming to be the resurrection of Jesus. In an unexpected twist, Kai is back in the news except this time he’s the killer. Kai, who’s real name is Caleb McGillvary was arrested Thursday for allegedly murdering a 73-year-old New Jersey lawyer who was found dead in only his socks and underwear. Authorities believe the homicide was sexual in nature because of a Facebook post on Kai’s wall which said, “what would you do?” if you awoke in a stranger’s house and found you’d been drugged and sexually assaulted.” A…

John McAfee detained in Guatemala

John McAfee detained in Guatemala, faces deportation to Belize

Ah we can always count on bizarre software mogul, John Mcafee, to provide an entertaining story. The anti-virus software pioneer fled Belize after he was asked to come in for questioning on the murder of his neighbor. McAfee resurfaced in Guatemala earlier this week and was quickly detained. Police in Belize went to question McAfee shortly after they found his neighbor, Gregory Faull, dead from a gunshot wound to the head. They didn’t find him initially because he’d had buried himself under the sand in his backyard, using a piece of cardboard to help him breath. Um, what? The story just got more interesting from there. McAfee fled Belize, but not before donning various disguises…

Bo Xilai: The downfall of a ‘princeling’

Bo Xilai: The downfall of a ‘princeling’

Former Chongqing Mayor Bo Xilai seemed destined for the top echelon of Chinese politics until his spectacular fall from grace last month. Bo, the son of famed Communist Party figure Bo Yibo, made his name as leader of the port city of Dalian before taking over the western metropolis of Chongqing. Ably abetted by his lawyer wife Gu Kailai, Bo’s four-year spell in charge of Chongqing was marked by his populist policies, a war on organized crime, welfare largesse for the poor and a return to veneration of Mao Zedong and China’s revolutionary era. But the Bo fairytale started to unravel a few weeks ago when his crime-fighting police chief Wang Lijun attempted to defect…

Korean man killed girlfriend with octopus in insurance scam

Korean man killed girlfriend with octopus for insurance claim

South Korea, a place where people eat live octopuses, recently saw an “octopus murder.” Two years ago, a 32-year-old man surnamed Jin and his 24-year-old girlfriend Yin bought two live octopuses, and then…

Dutch family dissolved body in house of horror

Dutch family dissolved body in house of horror

The two dead men, 24-year-old Alan Gergeri and 29-year-old Mohammed al Jader, are both Iraqi. The Dutch family that killed them dissolved their bodies in a house near the German border.

Mystery poisoning turns out to be murder

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On July 5th, a mysterious poisoning incident in Nantou left 4 people dead. Lin Jun-yi and Wang Mei-yong invited another couple to their house. After eating dinner together, the next day all four of them died.

Man murders wife in mercy killing

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Police arrested a man yesterday and charged him with murder for killing his wife with a screwdriver. The 83-year-old Taipei resident turned himself in to police he killed his 79-year-old wife because he couldn’t bear seeing her suffer from Parkinson’s disease.