Tenerife beheading: Man guilty

Deyan Deyanov, 29, has been found guilty by a jury at the Provincial Court in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, of murdering grandmother Jennifer Mills-Westley, 60, who he decapitated on the holiday island in May 2011.

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Bulgarian repeatedly stabbed British grandmother in Tenerife

Jennifer Mills-Westley a retired road safety worker originally from Norwich, was attacked while she was in a Chinese-owned general store near the beach.

That morning, Deyan Deyanov had walked into another shop and asked for a knife "this big" because he was going to kill someone.

Jennifer Mills-Westley Credit: PA

At 10.30am he went into the Mas Articulos Mejor Precios shop on Avenida Juan Carlos I, picked up a 22cm-long knife and plunged it repeatedly into Ms Mills-Westley's neck.

He then walked out carrying her head, to the horror of onlookers, before being wrestled to the ground and arrested.

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