MANCHESTER, England (KTLA) -- A man is accused of killing his neighbor after a miscommunication triggered by the auto correct spelling feature on the man's cell phone.
It all started when the defendant, 33-year Neil Brook claims he was texting his friend Josef Witkowski.
Brook says the auto correct on his cell phone changed the word "mutter" (a mild insult) to "nutter" (apparently a much worse insult ).
Prosecutors say that triggered a flurry of increasingly abusing texts between the 2 men that eventually led to a deadly confrontation.
Brook allegedly attacked Witkowski with a kitchen knife, stabbing him repeatedly.
The Bolton News says the victim had 104 injuries including cuts, stab wounds, bruises and slice marks on his hands, with the fatal blow piercing his heart.
Brook was found guilty of manslaughter.
Auto-corrected Text Message Leads to Murder