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Suspects arrested in murder of former police officer

In the Rostov region, the investigation of a criminal case initiated upon the discovery of the body of a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound on the side of a highway in the Tatsinsky district continues. Regional media specify that the victim recently resigned from the police, where he worked as a district police officer. As reported today, December 19, in the Don Investigative Committee of the Investigative Committee of Russia, “those who committed the crime were identified and detained. They turned out to be local residents aged 53 and 50.”

According to the investigation, on the night of December 16-17, 2022, the suspects were in a residential building located in the village of Tatsinskaya. “In the course of drinking alcohol and the conflict that arose, they fired a shot from a Saiga carbine at a 29-year-old acquaintance. The victim died at the scene from his injuries. After committing the crime, the suspects transported the body of the man to a forest belt near the village of Skosyrskaya, Tatsinsky district, left it and fled,” the ministry said in a statement.

Now, with the participation of suspects, the necessary investigative actions are being carried out, the issue of choosing a measure of restraint in the form of detention is being decided.

Earlier, the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia, Alexander Bastrykin, instructed the head of the regional investigative department to report on the progress of the investigation.


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