- A 50- year-old British butcher is suspected a woman chopped to have her severed head and then as a ' trophy' on display have.
The bizarre details of the gruesome murder case came to light in court in Cardiff, reports the Independent.
The 50-year-old Christopher May had his victim Tracey Woodford (47) met in a pub in Pontypridd, south Wales. When the woman did not come home, beat her relatives alarm.
Investigation into the case soon led officers to the home of the former butcher. In the man's room, they found the severed limbs of Woodford. Her head, however, was nowhere to be seen.
Later the police discovered under the house of the man a secret tunnel. "They also found the woman's head, which was exhibited as a kind of trophy.
According to the prosecutor me strangled his victim and he had sex with her body before chopping into pieces. The suspect denies everything. The lawsuit comes later.