Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 12 May 2009 11:04

Man sentenced for stabbing gamer 86 times

Written by


Image

Gets 18 years


David Heiss,
an avid online gamer from Germany, was found guilty yesterday of murdering fellow gamer Matthew Pyke from Nottingham.

Heiss met Pyke on the Advanced Wars online chat at WarCentral.com, and soon became obsessed with his girlfriend, Joanna Witton, also a gamer. Last September Heiss traveled to Nottingham and stabbed Pyke 86 times. He even tried to write his name on the side of an old computer. Heiss then returned to Germany, wearing Pyke's baseball cap and shoes.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Heydon told the BBC that Heiss had taken it upon himself "to pre-plan this whole murder as if he were a strategist on his own computer, really...on his war game."

Heiss was sentenced to no less than 18 years in prison.

More here.
Last modified on Tuesday, 12 May 2009 11:04

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments