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- Salvadore, of Gilda Avenue, Enfield, north London, is charged with murdering Mrs Silva and assaulting a police officer
- No application was made for bail and judge Brian Barker QC remanded the defendant in custody
A man accused of beheading a grandmother with a machete in her back garden has refused to appear via video link at the Old Bailey. 25-year-old Nicholas Salvadore is accused of killing Palmira Silva in the garden of her home in Nightingale Road in Edmonton last Thursday.
Today Salvadore declined to appear at a first Crown Court hearing via video link from Belmarsh prison in south east London.
A 25-year-old man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of a grandmother in north London.
Palmira Silva, 82, was found dead in her back garden in Edmonton on Thursday after apparently being beheaded.
Nicholas Salvador refused to confirm his identity in court and was remanded in custody until Tuesday when he will appear at the Old Bailey.
He also faces a charge of assaulting a police officer.
The man charged with the 'beheading' murder of 82-year-old grandmother Palmira Silva will appear at Highbury Magistrates Court later today.
Nicholas Salvador, 25, of Gilda Avenue, Enfield, north London, also faces a charge of assaulting a police officer, Scotland Yard said.
A man has been charged with the murder of 82-year-old grandmother Palmira Silva who was beheaded in her back garden in Edmonton, London, yesterday.
Scotland Yard named him as 25-year-old Nicholas Salvador.