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A Net-based mercy dash to save the life of British diabetic Derek Hall ended in tragedy when paramedics arrived to find him already dead on the sofa.

Derek has been in contact with two US ladies in a chatroom. He was doing the old voice-over-IP but Susan and Jackie grew worried when he started slurring his words. They called the UK police in Dunstable but it was too late.

There's been a slew of Net-based life-savings recently. A surgeon saved a woman by email and a Scot was saved from a drug overdose. Sadly, Derek wasn't as fortunate. ®

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