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Man admits decapitating wife

A man admitted decapitating his wife when he appeared in court today. Naveed Ahmed initially denied the murder of Tahira Ahmed at their home in Northolt, in May last year.

Man admits decapitating wife in home

A man has admitted decapitating his wife.

Naveed Ahmed, 41, initially denied killing 38-year-old Tahira Ahmed but he pleaded guilty to her murder in court today.

Naveed Ahmed will be sentenced at the Old Bailey later this month. Credit: ITN

The mother-of-two was found dead at their home in Merton Avenue in Northolt on May 27 last year.

Ahmed, dressed in a dark blue suit and black tie, entered the guilty plea in front of Mrs Ahmed's family.

The judge warned him that he would face life in jail for the killing when he is sentenced on January 28.

Ahmed was remanded in custody.

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