A bloody duvet stuffed into a supermarket cage bore his lifeless corpse while his severed head was found in a canal nearby, in Kilburn — just north of London.
Lakhdar Ouyahia, 43, was an Algerian national. A pedestrian discovered his body, police his head, reports the BBC.
Mohamed Boudjenane, 45, has been charged with murder and is expected to appear in court on Monday, the BBC writes. A man and a woman have also been arrested and are being questioned on suspicion of assisting in Ouyahia's death.
Forensic pathologists have begun investigating the cause of his murder but as of present results have proven inconclusive.