This week the perpetrator explained his motivation.
"The voice told me that I was the third story of the Bible, that I was like the second coming of Jesus [and that] I was to save people from a space alien attack," [Vince Weiguang Li] said, according to a transcript of the interview published by Canadian media.
"I was really scared. I remember cutting off his head. I believed he was an alien. The voices told me to kill him, that he would kill me or others."
Li went on: "I do not believe this now."
Canadian Gothic: from horrific killing to severed feet, we're keeping an eye on the North.
(thanks to Daniel Webb; image via World News)