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Last Updated: Monday, 28 April, 2003, 12:49 GMT 13:49 UK
Man dies after drilling head
A man has died after attempting to drill a hole in his head with a power tool.

The 42-year-old was found unconscious in a locked room by police who were called on Sunday to his home in Conway Street, Torquay.

He had a wound to his right temple and a power tool was found next to him.

The man, who has not been named, was taken by ambulance to Torquay hospital in a critical condition and later died, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

The police were called to the scene by the wife of the man.

The coroner has been informed of the incident.

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