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'Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker' denies murdering 73-year-old lawyer


A man who gained internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge.

Caleb McGillivary appeared yesterday in a Union County jail courtroom. The 24-year-old Canadian man is accused of killing a 73-year-old lawyer, Joseph Galfy, at his home. Mr McGillivary was arrested in Philadelphia a few days after Mr Galfy’s body was found.

Mr McGillivary gained fame in February after intervening in an attack on a California utility worker.