14 May '11, 3am

Man beheads woman in Spain supermarket. He stabbed her and fled to the streets grasping her head.

Man beheads woman in Spain supermarket. He stabbed her and fled to the streets grasping her head.

MADRID - A British woman was decapitated in a supermarket on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife on Friday by a man who then fled into the street grasping her head, the local emergency services said. The mayor of the town of Arona, quoted by Spanish media, said the man, who was arrested as he tried to escape, was a 28-year-old Bulgarian with a history of mental illness. Media reports described the victim as a British woman in her 60s who had no known relationship to her attacker. Witnesses said the man walked up to his victim in a Chinese store in the Los Cristianos district on Friday morning, pulled out a knife and stabbed her in the neck. Click on thumbnail to view (Photos: AFP, Reuters) "I heard screaming and looked behind and saw a scruffy, unkempt man of about mid-twenties holding a head by the hair,"said Colin Kirby of Tenerife Magazine. "I thought at first it was ...

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  1. 14 May '11, 7am

    wth!

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