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    A newly-wed man in Russia's Volga republic of Urdmurtia fatally stabbed his bride with a kitchen knife on their wedding night, local investigators said on Tuesday.

    MOSCOW, October 14 (RIA Novosti) - A newly-wed man in Russia's Volga republic of Urdmurtia fatally stabbed his bride with a kitchen knife on their wedding night, local investigators said on Tuesday.

    After the wedding ceremony in the Sarapulsky District the groom, who had been heavily drinking, got into a fierce argument with his wife, who he accused of cheating on him, an investigator told RIA Novosti.

    "The quarrel ended when the man took a knife from the kitchen and stabbed his wife several times in the chest," the official said.

    A criminal case has been opened. The suspect faces up to 15 years in jail.

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