MADRID - A Spanish man calmly drank beer with his mates in a bar with his murdered girlfriend's head in a bag, press reports said Tuesday.
After leaving the bar on Sunday, the 34-year-old climbed an electrical tower, was hit by a shock and plunged 30 metres (100 feet) to the ground, dying that evening in hospital, they said.
According to a report in the ABC daily newspaper, citing witnesses, the man told friends in the bar in Cordoba, southern Spain, that he had decapitated his 30-year-old partner.
But he was so calm they did not believe him, despite bloodstains on his shirt.
"A while later when several customers left the bar and saw a pool of blood in the road, they immediately realized this was not a macabre joke. Horrified, they discovered a bag near the bar, inside of which was the victim's head," the ABC daily said.