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An Indian man shot and killed his online girlfriend and then himself after discovering that she lied about her age and marital status.
According to the New York Daily News, authorities said that 22-year-old Vineet Singh spent almost three years romancing Jyoti Kori, who had claimed she was 21, on Facebook. But after learning of her true age and identity he shot her dead and then turned the gun on himself.
The Times of India noted that Singh finally met Kori in person in Jabalpur on Friday only to find out that she was actually a 45-year-old housewife with three children.
He became furious with her lies and that is when he shot her. He then seriously wounded himself in a suicide attempt and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died later.
Authorities believe that the unemployed Singh spent many hours online and the bored housewife did the same.
Kori posted fake profile pictures of herself, which had deceived Singh.
An investigation into the case is ongoing.