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Disabled Man Suspected of Killing Overweight Wife to Avoid Sex

A 39-year-old disabled man in the Kemerovo region faces up to two years in prison for killing his overweight wife in an apparent bid to avoid becoming intimate with her, a news report said Wednesday.

The man, who was not identified in media reports, has confessed to the crime, according to regional media outlet VSE42.ru.

The couple had been enjoying a few alcoholic beverages when the man's wife, 36, was reportedly overcome with desire. The 75-kilogram man said he "feared for his life" as his 120-kilogram wife tried to mount him.

He elbowed her in the stomach as she advanced, rupturing her spleen, VSE24.ru reported, citing regional investigators. Paramedics who arrived shortly after the incident were unable to save her.

It was unclear from the report what sort of disability the perpetrator suffers from.

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