Vietnamese teen kills 7-yr-old girl to quench video game thirst

London, June 6: A Vietnamese teenager has allegedly killed a seven-year-old girl for her earrings to feed his video game habit, raising concerns regarding the dangers of online game addiction.

According to police, Mong The Xuong, 15, is reported to have confessed to luring the girl into woods near their village on May 23 by asking her if she wanted to help him pick fruit to sell at a local market, reports the Sky News.

Later on, he suddenly pushed her down a 20ft rocky drop near a stream before climbing down and beating her repeatedly on the back of the head with a rock, believing that people would think she had suffered her injuries in the fall.

He then cut her earrings into pieces with scissors, as he needed money to go to Internet caf‚ and play his favourite video game, Vo Lam Truyen Ky.

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