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Friday 29 August 2014

Man shoots dead online girlfriend after discovering she was 45-year-old housewife

Brian O'Reilly

Published 22/04/2014 | 18:36

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The man thought he was romancing a 21-year-old

A MAN shot dead his online girlfriend after discovering she was not the 21-year-old he thought – but a 45-year-old housewife.

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Vineet Singh (22) had spent three years romancing Jyoti Kori online – thinking she was a 21-year-old, according to The Times of India.

Kori had used fake pictures on her profile to dupe contacts into thinking she was the 21-year-old.

Last week the pair finally arranged to meet in her home town.

However unemployed Singh was stunned when he discovered that the woman he was romancing wasn’t anything like her pictures – and was a married housewife with three children.

He shot her dead before turning the gun on himself.

He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition however died a short time later.

Indian police are investigating the incident.

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