'Hatchet hitchiker' murder charge
Published 17/05/2013 | 13:19
A hitchhiker turned internet celebrity has been charged with beating a lawyer to death.
Caleb "Kai" McGillvary was arrested in Philadelphia on Thursday and charged with killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy, Jr.
Mr Galfy was found dead there on Monday, wearing only his underwear and socks.
Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says statements posted on 24-year-old McGillvary's Facebook page after the murder were sexual in nature.
McGillvary was known "Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" after intervening in a February attack on a California utility worker.
Mr Romankow said he used his celebrity to travel.
McGillvary is being held on three million dollars (£2 million) bail.