A 15-year-old Russian boy has allegedly killed himself in a disturbing manner after losing a computer game.
It’s believed 15-year-old Pavel Mateev inflicted wounds on himself with a chainsaw.
Mateev is reported to have been addicted to the computer game that his mother had bought for him.
According to a state-owned Russian television channel NTV, the boy is from Tomsk region and the police in Russia are investigating the claims.
It is unclear what computer game he was playing, but a female source said Pavel spent hours at his computer and that his “nerves gave in after a game”.
The local office of the Russian Investigative Committee gave no further details on Pavel’s case except to confirm a criminal case had been opened into incitement to suicide.
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