Man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in court

This booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows 43-year-old Kenneth Dale Wakefield. Investigators say Wakefield killed and decapitated his 49-year-old wife, Trina Heisch, and their two dogs and then inflicted injuries on himself, including a severed left forearm and a missing eye. He was booked into Maricopa County jail Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1, 2015, on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of animal cruelty. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)

PHOENIX (AP) – A man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done.

Kenneth Wakefield appeared in court Saturday after being released from a hospital and booked into jail on suspicion of murder and animal cruelty. Police say Wakefield also cut off his left arm at the forearm.

A judge set bond for Wakefield at $2 million after a prosecutor called Wakefield a danger to the community.

Video released Monday shows Wakefield raising his right hand to his face, lowering his head and emitting a two-second howl.

That was right after the prosecutor said Wakefield repeatedly stabbed and decapitated Trina Heisch at their home.

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