A terrified housewife called 999 after her husband turned the central heating up to 28 degrees. Demanding to have him sectioned under the Mental Health Act, Mrs. Beryl Coldwell of Scunthorpe who was found hiding in the attic wrapped in a blanket, brandished a machete at paramedics who calmed her down with a sedative injection.
"I've never been warm in October before, its weird, I think Ronald intended to kill me and was sweetening me up first. He took out a £500,000 insurance policy on my life last week.
There are 80 rows of plants in the house and strange bright lights not to mention a lot of cardboard boxes outside with "hydroponics" written on them", she told our North of Watford reporter.
"He's always wanted a garden centre but I'm not having one in the front room. He's always had a passion for exotic orchids, but the budgie has always had a greater passion for them and has eaten the lot every time he's tried to grow them up to now.