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Austrian killed himself over call girl rejection

A lovestruck punter blew himself to pieces with a hand grenade outside the home of his favourite hooker because he couldn't stand the thought of sharing her with other men.

The obsessed Austrian, aged 42, had been visiting the 23-year-old callgirl for months in Jindrichuv Hradec, in the Czech Republic, and had begged her to set up home with him, say police.

One neighbour told local media: "I was sitting at the computer when I heard a huge bang."

"I ran outside and found the remains of this man all over the street and the young prostitute screaming hysterically.

"He was quite a regular visitor and she’d told me he wanted her to live with him.

"He was quite jealous of her 'relationships' with other men," they added.

Police spokesman Stepanka Uhlirova said: "He left a suicide note in which he explained how he could no longer live without her.

"He then stuck the grenade in his mouth before pulling the pin."

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