A 22-year-old man from Wuhan, China, allegedly chopped off the head of a restaurant owner after the latter insulted him for not being able to pay for the meal, reported Guang Ming Daily.
The suspect questioned the victim for charging a high price after he ate three bowls of noodles at the restaurant on Saturday.
He became upset when the victim said he should not have eaten the noodles if he couldn't afford it.
A fight ensued and eyewitnesses said the man grabbed a knife and chopped off the victim's head. He then threw the head into a dustbin, the daily reported.
The man has been detained by police.