A teenager has been arrested in Saskatoon, Canada, after he was caught giving a murder confession. How was he caught? The cops bugged an Xbox 360 game.
The boy, who can't be named because he's under the age of 18, is accused of murdering 16 year-old Charlotte Jolly in 2009, who was shot with a stolen rifle after an altercation in an alley.
To catch the teenager, local police asked the accused's uncle to help them out. In exchange for dropping an outstanding drink-driving charge, he agreed to let police bug an Xbox 360 game and plant it in his house.
The uncle then invited the accused over and, after a marathon Guitar Hero session, the boy confessed to the shooting. He's since been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
Xbox game figures in murder investigation [CBC - Thanks Hayley!]
Republished from Kotaku