UK police won't say if woman's 'beheading' is terror related

London - A woman was reportedly found beheaded in a back garden in north London on Thursday.

Police confirmed that a woman was found dead at a property in the suburb of Edmonton just after 13:00 (12:00 GMT).

British media reported that she had been beheaded. But police would not comment on how she died or whether there was any possible terrorist connection to the killing.

A man has been arrested and is in custody.

Scotland Yard said in a statement: "Police were called to an address in Nightingale Road at 13:07 today (Thursday) to reports of a stabbing incident.

"On arrival officers discovered a female collapsed in a garden area.

"A man has been detained and remains in custody."