UK Man Who Beheaded 82-Year-Old Woman Declared Insane

June 23, 2015 12:16 PM

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A British man who beheaded an 82-year-old woman in her backyard has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity but will be locked up indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital.

Nicholas Salvador stabbed Palmira Silva to death in north London in September. He cut off her head and held it aloft, a grisly scene captured by a police helicopter.

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