Pa. coffee run leads to hatchet hitchhiker arrest

May 17, 2013 at 9:13 am in The Dickinson Press

ELIZABETH, N.J. Life on the run for the Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker ended when he asked for a cup of coffee.

An employee at a Starbucks in Philadelphia was credited Friday with recognizing 24-year-old Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, whose fledgling celebrity took a turn toward notoriety when authorities announced this week that he was wanted in the beating death of a New Jersey lawyer nearly three times his age. Continue Reading