A man who confessed to killing more than 10 children in Kenya has escaped from police cells in Nairobi.
Masten Wanjala was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday for the murders of at least 14 boys in Nairobi and other parts of Kenya.
According to police, he vanished during the morning roll call.
He was being held while police investigated a series of child murders that shocked the nation.
Three police officers who were on duty at the time of his escape from Jogoo Road police station in Nairobi’s Eastlands district have been apprehended.
Authorities have launched a manhunt for the man, whom they have labelled as extremely dangerous.
Mr. Wanjala was apprehended in July and admitted to drugging and killing the young boys, as well as drinking their blood in some cases.