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A jealous scientist who cut off his wife's lip and ate it is facing jail after prosecutors say he told her: "You'll never kiss another man again."

The 52-year-old man - a professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden now charged with aggravated assault - is said to have flown into a rage after his wife asked for a divorce.

"He did it so that she would never be able to kiss again and said, 'I'll get four years, but you're getting a life sentence'," said prosecutor Jakob Holmberg.

The professor waited until his wife was sleeping and then took a scalpel, removing her lower lip before chewing and swallowing it.

Prosecutors dropped attempted murder charges after they heard how he called an ambulance to the family home and waited with her until it arrived.

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