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Ulyanovsk Man Gets 13-Year Sentence for Killing Son Over Glass of Water

A man in the Ulyanovsk region has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for murder after he beat his son to death with a bottle for refusing to bring him a glass of water, prosecutors said.

The man's son, indentified as thirty-one-year-old Denis Ser, died as a result of grave head wounds. His body was found in an apartment early on May 16, prosecutors said Friday.

"He had an argument […] with his 57-year-old father. When his son refused to bring him a glass of water, the father, in a state of alcoholic intoxication, hit the victim several times on the head with a bottle," prosecutors said.

Vladimir Ser was found guilty of killing his son and sentenced to 13 years in a penal colony. Prosecutors said that he had a previous conviction for a "similar crime."

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