Detectives are waiting to question an alleged knife attacker who remains in hospital under police guard after apparently beheading an 82-year-old grandmother.
The 25-year-old allegedly murdered Palmira Silva in Edmonton, north London yesterday, after killing a pet cat and rampaging through back gardens ranting about the animal.
An armed squad Tasered the knifeman as he struggled against officers leaving one with a broken wrist.
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