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Argentina fan from Kerala found missing after World Cup defeat

June 22,2018  

Argentina fan from Kerala found missing after World Cup defeat
An ardent fan of Argentina was found missing from his home leaving a suicide note after the team lost the group match against Croatia in the World Cup in the early hours of Friday..........

KOTTAYAM: An ardent fan of Argentina was found missing from his home leaving a suicide note after the team lost the group match against Croatia in the World Cup in the early hours of Friday.

According to police, Dinu Alex, 30, hailing from Arumanoor near here has been missing since 5am. In the suicide note recovered from his home, it is indicated that he was depressed after his favourite team's loss.

The police and the Fire and Rescue Unit have begun a search operation in the river. Since it has been raining heavily for the last few days, the water level has risen in the river and there was strong water current.

According to his relatives, the youth was wearing the jersey of Argentina at the time of going missing. A photograph of Lionel Messi was stuck on the backside of his mobile phone. The youth was an introvert, said relatives.

The youth was working in a private firm in Kottayam. Recently, he had complained to the local cable channel providers that the channel showing the football matches was not clear.