Image source, Directorate of Criminal Investigations - Kenya Image caption, Masten Wanjala confessed to drugging and killing more than 10 children A man who confessed to killing more than 10 children in Kenya escaped police cells in Nairobi. Masten Wanjala was scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday for the murder of at least 14 boys in the head, and parts of eastern and western Kenya. La police said they noticed he was missing during the morning call. He was detained during police investigationss on the series of child murders that shocked the nation. Three policemen who were on duty at the time of his escape from Jogoo Road police station in the Eastlands neighborhood of Nairobi were arrested. The authorities launched a manhunt which they described as extremely dangerous. Mr. Wanjala was arrested in July and confessed to drugging and killing the young boys, as well as drinking their blood in some cases.