Saturday, July 21, 2018

Man arrested after decapitating ex-wife's boyfriend

Police arrested a man in Yekaterinburg on Wednesday for murdering and decapitating the boyfriend of the man's former wife in broad daylight.

A witness called the police after seeing the man cut off the victim's head in the courtyard of a residential house. The headless body was left at the scene while the murderer took the head away in a plastic bag. The murderer was arrested a few hours later, according to RIA Novosti.

The victim was 24 years old and his head has yet to be recovered.

A police source said that the murderer admitted to the crime in writing, RIA Novosti reports.

Preliminary information shows that the man has a mental disorder. He allegedly told the police that he disliked the way his victim was taking care of his and his former wife's child.

A criminal case has been opened against the man. If the suspect is found guilty, he will face up to 15 years in jail or compulsory psychiatric treatment, RIA Novosti reports.