Lot­tery win­ner dies sad

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LON­DON: One of Bri­tain’s youngest lot­tery mil­lion­aires, whose bonanza made him mis­er­able, has been found dead at 29.

Stu­art Don­nelly was dis­cov­ered at the lux­ury home he bought af­ter scoop­ing al­most £2 mil­lion when he was 17.

But his in­stant riches made him un­happy.

He moved away from his home town, where most of his friends lived, and then, just two years af­ter his win, his beloved fa­ther – de­scribed as his “best friend” – died.

In re­cent years, Don­nelly ad­mit­ted on the so­cial net­work­ing site Bebo that he hated so­cial­is­ing and had be­come a recluse, list­ing his ac­tiv­i­ties as: “Sleep­ing, watch­ing TV, lis­ten­ing to mu­sic, surf­ing the net. Ba­si­cally, any­thing that in­volves not leav­ing the house.” – Daily Mail

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