A Transcarpathian will spend 8 years in prison for fatal beating of a 5-year-old girl
On February 10, during the election of the sentence to the man, who had beaten to death a five-year-old girl, Khust interdistrict prosecutor Serhiy Zovdun asked to sentence him to 9 years in prison. The court, by its sentence, imprisoned the man for 8 years.
According to Serhiy Zovdun, "On July 13, 2014, the resident of Khust, being in an apartment with a five-year-old daughter of his partner, beat the child. In particular, from blows to the head, the girl fainted and was taken to the intensive care unit of Khust district hospital. Unfortunately, a week later, the child died from the injuries without regaining consciousness."
It was determined that it were blows to the head that caused the death of the child.
Therefore, the actions of the man were classified under Part 2 of Art.121 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - grievous bodily harm that caused the victim's death - punishable by imprisonment for a term of seven to ten years.