In Ulyanovsk Region, presumed suspect of killing girl detained

The Ulyanovsk Region Office of the Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation after the dead body of an 8-year-old girl was found with signs of violent death (Part 2, item “c” of Article 105 of the RF Penal Code). The suspect of the crime has been identified within 24 hours due to well-planned and well-timed investigative and search operations carried out by criminalists of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee. It is a 48-year-old local resident and ex-convict.

According to investigators, on 18 June 2016, the suspect injured the girl near a house in Zabolzhsky District in the city of Ulyanovsk and the girl died at the scene. During the examination of the crime scene, the investigators found traces and matched them to the suspect’s DNA.

At present, investigative operations are underway to find out all the details of the crime. The investigators are questioning the suspect and looking into the motives of the crime. The investigation is continued.