Probe launched against man suspected of killing child in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area

The Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area has initiated criminal proceedings against a 27-year-old local resident suspected of killing a minor under Part 2 of Article 105 of the RF Criminal Code.

According to investigators, the body of a three-month baby girl was found about 6 AM in a house in the town of Salekhard on 14 January 2018. A visual examination showed that the girl had bruises on the head.

At present, the suspect, the girl’s father has been detained as a suspect, the crime scene has been examined and witnesses questioned. Some forensic examinations have been ordered. Data gathered on the man have showed that his family was not registered as a problem one. The investigation continues.