Man guilty of Tenerife beheading

The jury found that Deya Deyanov was guilty of murdering 60-year-old grandmother Jennifer Mills-Westley because he took his victim by surprise and she could not defend herself.

Even though he was suffering schizophrenia and his responsibility was diminished, in Spanish law he is guilty of murder.

Wearing an olive green hoodie, black tracksuit trousers and running shoes, Deyanov remained quiet and still as the verdict was read out.

Asked by magistrate Maria Jesus Garcia Sanchez if he had anything he wanted to say, he told his Bulgarian interpreter:

I am the the second reincarnation of Jesus Christ and I will bring the fire of the Holy Spirit to bear against this court.

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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.