Lover loses his head

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The Independent Online
An American soldier cut off the head of his pregnant wife's lover and put it on her bedside table in the hospital here where she was about to give birth, AFP reports from Fulda. A spokesman at the German public prosecutor's office said the angry husband struck on Tuesday when his rival, a fellow GI in the US 11th Cavalry regiment, was phoning the woman from nearby Sickels military airfield. The first soldier cut off the second one's head with a knife, then drove to the hospital and showed it to his wife and left it there. The victim just had time to call down the telephone: 'Your husband is coming,' the German sources said.