Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody

The self-confessed child serial killer responsible for the deaths of 13 youngsters in Kenya has eluded capture.

Masten Milimo Wanjala was being held at Jogoo Road Police Station in Nairobi when he escaped on Tuesday, October 12th, according to police sources.

On Wednesday, October 13, the suspect was scheduled to appear in the Makadara Law Courts to face 13 counts of murder.

Although it is unknown how the suspect escaped detention, a police notice has been issued, instructing officers in the capital city and its surrounding counties to be on high alert.

Recall that Wanjala, was apprehended on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. 

He confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims’ blood in a five-year killing spree. 

Last month detectives confirmed that Wanjala had killed four minors in Bungoma, bringing to 13 the number of his victims.

The suspect led detectives to two murder scenes in Machakos county, five in Nairobi and two in Kajiado

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