Homicide

Man accused of decapitating wife, dogs and self-mutilation leaves hospital for jail cell

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)

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)  (The Associated Press)

A man accused of decapitating his wife and their pet dogs before mutilating himself has gone from a hospital bed to a jail cell.

Phoenix police identified the man as Kenneth Dale Wakefield.

Police say he was in a county lockup Sunday on $2 million bail after being booked on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of animal cruelty.

Investigators say Wakefield killed Trina Heisch and their two dogs and stashed the bodies in a closet.

They say he then gouged out one of his own eyes and cut off his left hand at the forearm.

The grisly scene was discovered July 25 by a neighbor who went to check on Heisch and said Wakefield came to the door naked, covered in blood.

It wasn't immediately clear if Wakefield had an attorney who could comment on the case.