Russian attempts suicide after watching ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

July 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS  

Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old man leaped out of a third-floor window at a mall in Russia after watching the blockbuster “The Amazing Spider-Man”, a media report said.

The man, whose name was withheld, jumped off the window of a mall in Krasnodar city Thursday, the Lifenews.ru website reported.

He survived, but is in intensive care with head injuries, the Yugopolis.ru news website quoted investigators as saying.

The man consumed a handful of Corvalol sedative pills before attempting suicide, the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily said.

“The Amazing Spider-Man”, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, premiered in Russia Thursday.

Investigators remained puzzled at the man’s motive for suicide. Text messages found on his cell phone identified him as a follower of Zen Buddhism.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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