Van driver Matthew Tvrdon has admitted at Cardiff Crown Court that he killed mother-of-three Karina Menzies in a 'hit-and-run' incident in the Welsh capital last October.
He has pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
The 32-year-old appeared via videolink at Cardiff Crown Court from Ashworth high security psychiatric hospital in Maghull, Merseyside.
Karina Menzies died in the incident in the Ely area of Cardiff on October 19.
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Fine and sunny tomorrow morning with lots of sunshine to start the day. Feeling colder though, with maximum temperatures of 13°C.
Kathryn Tresilian reports from the town where the body of a 47-year-old woman was found dismembered in Pontypridd on Friday.
Some bright spells this afternoon, with outbreaks of rain. Top temperature 15°C.