German gamer admits killing British rival, claim Germans

A German internet wargame enthusiast who has confessed to murdering a Briton he met online was in love with the victim’s girlfriend and had tried to woo her, German police claimed yesterday.The allegation sheds further light on a bizarre crime in which Matthew Pyke, a 20-year-old, was stabbed to death at his Nottingham home. Pyke was heavily involved with internet wargaming websites, and early theories contended that he had been killed by an online rival.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/sep/27/games.ukcrimeMan questioned over gamer’s murder [PA]
A man has been questioned in Germany over the murder of a British computer games enthusiast he allegedly met on the internet, police said.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/man-questioned-over-gamers-murder-943125.htmlGamer arrested over computer link to knife murder of Matthew Pyke
A German computer gamer is being questioned by police over the murder of a university student after an apparent argument on an online discussion site.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article4828367.ece

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