Probe launched in Chelyabinsk Region in death of three locals in fire, including child

A fire happened in a house in Klyuchevaya Street in the town of Yuryuzan on 13 January 2018. While fighting the fire, Emergency Ministry’s responders retrieved the bodies of a man, woman and 9-year-old girl.

The Chelyabinsk Region Office of the Investigative Committee has opened an investigation in reckless homicide under Part 3 of Article 109 of the RF Criminal Code.

At present, investigative and search operations are underway to find out all the circumstances surrounding the crime. According to preliminary data, the cause of the fire was insufficient isolation of chimney from the wooden ceiling. A postmortem is going to find cause of death. The investigation continues.