Beaten to death, and then set on fire - in the Loziv district, a man killed his former roommate |  News of Kharkiv and Ukraine

Beaten to death, and then set on fire – in the Loziv district, a man killed his former roommate | News of Kharkiv and Ukraine

The 45-year-old criminal, who had previously been convicted several times, beat the woman after an argument, as a result of which she died. In order to hide the traces of the crime, the man set fire to the body of the deceased.

On August 3, around 07:00, police department No. 1 of the Loziv district police department received a report that a fire broke out in one of the houses in the village of Krasne. During the extinguishing, law enforcement officers discovered the body of the 50-year-old owner of the house.

During the forensic medical examination, it was established that the woman died from severe injuries. Investigators entered data about the event into the Unified Register of Pretrial Investigations under part 1 of Article 115 (intentional murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

On August 4, during operational and investigative measures, the police identified a person involved in the crime. The perpetrator turned out to be the woman’s 45-year-old former roommate, who had previously been convicted several times. The man admitted his guilt and said that before the murder, there was a sudden quarrel between them. The man began to beat the woman, and when he realized that he beat her to death, he decided to hide the traces of the crime. To do this, he covered the body of the deceased with rags and set it on fire, after which he left the scene of the crime.

The man was detained in accordance with Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. He was remanded in custody for 60 days.

On August 5, the perpetrator was informed of the suspicion of committing this crime. The man faces a prison sentence of 7 to 15 years.


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