Dad strangles internet addict son

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Paris - A man in southern France was in custody Tuesday after killing his 23-year-old son, reportedly in an disagreement over the son's addiction to internet gaming. The incident took place on Monday evening in the village of Luc-sur-Orbieu, about 120 kilometres south-west of Montpellier. Investigators told local media the father grabbed his son by the throat and throttled him. The exact circumstances of the attack were still being investigated, the regional Midi Libre paper reported. The 43-year-old father, who faces charges of murder, was said to be devastated by his son's death. An autopsy on the body was to be carried out Wednesday

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