“Kai The Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” Arrested In Philadelphia, Claims He Was Sexually Assaulted

The YouTube celebrity is charged with the murder of 73-year-old lawyer Joseph Galfy Jr.

1. Kai was arrested Friday in a Greyhound Bus station in Philadelphia and charged with the murder of Joseph Galfy Jr.

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2. Authorities believe that Kai and Galfy spent a night together romantically at Galfy’s home in New Jersey before things became violent.

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3. The New Jersey Star-Ledger has an account of how Kai met 73-year-old Joseph Galfy Jr. and how their sexual relationship ended in Galfy’s death.

They met, an unlikely pair, in Times Square last Saturday night.

One, a 73-year-old partner in a Rahway law firm and member of his hometown’s Chamber of Commerce, the other a 24-year-old itinerant with long hair and a penchant for upturning convention that had landed him a minor internet presence.

Their rendezvous, most of it later spent in and around Joseph Galfy Jr.’s ranch-style house on Starlite Drive in Clark, would last about 24 hours, until sometime Sunday evening when, authorities said, their encounter turned violent after a sexual tryst.

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4. Kai, however, claims it was not a consensual sexual relationship, posting this on his Facebook page the day after Galfy’s body was found by authorities.

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5. Kai will be processed in Philadelphia and sent to back to New Jersey in the following week. His bail is set at $3 million.

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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