A young man named “Vampire” has confessed to killing ten children for 5 years in a row and sucking their blood.
Masten Milimo Wanjala, 20, was arrested Wednesday after police tracked him down after finding two bodies dumped in Kabete, outside Nairobi.
He confessed to ten child murders over a five-year period and is helping police find the bodies.
Wanjala was found after two bodies – identified as Junior Mutuku Musyoka, 12, and Charles Opindo Bala, 13 – were found in Kabete.
He has been linked to several other disappearances in recent months, though police say it is not yet clear what his motive was.
Police are trying to determine if Wanjala had accomplices or worked alone.
Many of the sites where the bodies were found were in thick bushes near corn plantations, but Wanjala also dumped the bodies of his victims into open sewage pipes, he announced. Capital News.
He is also suspected of abducting Purity Maweu, 12, and sucking his blood before he died.
Wanjala is believed to have killed again, three years later, in Kimilili, western Kenya and Aron, 13.
Whose death led to violent protests in Kamukuywa, in which residents set fire to a house they believed belonged to the suspects.
Some bodies of the alleged Wanjala victims have not yet been discovered after he dumped them in the sewage system.
In 2020, 242 children under the age of 18 – 125 girls and 117 boys – were reported missing, according to Missing Child Kenya.
Most reunited with their families, but at least 10 were found dead and 18 are still missing.