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Man clobbers US landlady with an axe in rent dispute

Kenyan has been arrested in Minnesota, United States, for allegedly assaulting his landlady who attempted to evict him.

Samuel Nyaboga reportedly refused to pay rent for an apartment at Brooklyn Park, forcing the landlady to start the eviction process last week, a witness told police.

According to the Star Tribune, Nyaboga struck the woman on the head and left her for dead.

Reports indicated that Nyaboga hit the woman with an axe multiple times after she demanded payment.

She ran out of the building but the 45 year-old pursued her and allegedly threatened to kill a witness.

Police arrived minutes later and found the woman lying in a pool of blood.

The victim was rushed to hospital and found to have a skull fracture. Nyaboga is remanded at Hennepin County jail.