Transcarpathian police found the man who inflicted the victim 15 stab wounds
The man tried to wash away the blood of the victim with a broom, which he then threw in a stream. The suspect was arrested.
In the evening of January 21, a local resident reported to Mizhhirya police that he had found the corpse of his neighbor.
The investigative team was sent to the scene. The corpse of a 63-year-old pensioner was lying on the floor in the kitchen. After the examination, experts counted as many as 15 stab wounds on the body.
The suspect in the murder of the pensioner was arrested in hot pursuit. It was a 71-year-old resident of Mizhhirya. The detainee confessed to the crime. He says that he inflicted the stab wounds during an argument with the victim.
As it turned out, the man tried to cover up the crime. In particular, he covered traces of blood with a broom, and then threw the bloody broom in a stream near the house...
A criminal proceeding over premeditated murder (Part 1 of Art.115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine) has been initiated. Investigators are establishing the circumstances.