Man, suspected in attack on elderly woman and homicide of woman on southwest of Moscow, detained

The Investigative Directorate of the Head Office of the Investigative Committee by order of the Head of the Head Investigative Directorate Alexander Drymanov took over criminal case investigated by Police in attack on 90-year-old woman, in assault with robbery, performed with application weapons or objects that could be used as a weapon under Part 2 of Article 162 of the RF Penal Code.

According to current information, on 26 April 2017 unknown man attacked an elderly woman near a house on Bolshaya Cherkizovskaya Street in Moscow, inflicted stab wounds and stole 2,000 rubles, then fled the scene. The victim was hospitalized, necessary medical aid is being provided.

Additionally, criminal investigation in homicide of a woman on southwest of Moscow under Item H, Part 2 of Article 105 of the RF Penal Code (homicide with intention to rob) and Part 4 of Article 162 (assault, performed with infliction of grave harm to health of a victim).

In the evening of 28 April 2017, a tied up body of a woman was found in a pharmacy in Leninsky District.

According to current information, the victim was a pharmaceutist in that drug store.

Thanks to well planned operations by the Head Investigative Directorate and Criminal Investigations Department of Moscow the suspect, a 29-years-old ex-con man, was detained.

The detained will be delivered to the Directorate for further investigative operations. He faced the charges and was put in custody pending trial. Criminal investigation is ongoing.