Russian Boy Knifes Parents for Refusing to Let Him Play 'World of Warcraft'

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15-year-old-boy in Russia's Chelyabinsk region stabbed his mother to death after she refused to let him play the “World of Warcraft” computer game, tabloid website LifeNews reported Monday.

The boy's mother, a resident of Miass, died of her injuries after being stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife on Sunday. The boy's father, who was attacked later that day when he returned from work, has been admitted to an intensive care unit, the report said.

The teenager was reportedly forbidden from playing computer games after receiving a bad grade at school, LifeNews said.

He was later found covered in blood wandering by a lakeshore, where he was planning to drown himself, the report said.

Regional investigators confirmed in an online statement that a 15-year-old boy had been detained on suspicion of murdering his mother and stabbing his father.

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