Teen Couple Leap to Deaths After Her Forced Marriage
Bangladeshi pair ended their lives on Valentine's Day
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 15, 2012 1:14 AM CST
The lovers tied their hands together with a scarf before jumping.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – A love affair between two teens in Bangladesh ended in tragedy after the 16-year-old girl's family married her off to a man twice her age. The girl and her 17-year-old boyfriend tied their hands together with a scarf and jumped to their deaths from a mobile phone tower, the Daily Mail reports. Police say the boy called his brother and told him they were committing suicide on Valentine's Day so they could stay together forever.

 

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