January 8, a 47-year-old resident of the village of Chorny Potik reported to Irshava District Police that on the floor of the living room, he had found the corpse of his 45-year-old brother. During the preliminary examination of the corpse no signs of a violent death were found. Only during the autopsy it was revealed that the cause of death was a severe brain contusion and rib fractures. The police established that on the night of Christmas, during the drinking of alcoholic beverages, a quarrel arose between brothers, during which one of the brothers struck another one several times on the head and torso with a wooden stick. The offender was detained, the issue of a preventive measure is being considered.