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Man unexpectedly dies while held in friend's headlock

The world-renowned professor attacked his friend and trying to defend himself, the friend put the professor in a headlock

By Vicky Smith
Daily Mirror

OXFORD, England — An Oxford University don died of a heart attack after being held in a headlock by a lecturer pal, an inquest heard yesterday.

Professor Steven Rawlings, 50, had said "goodbye cruel world" before losing consciousness as Dr Devinderjit Sivia held him down for 20 minutes.

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