For instance, the Rostov Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation charged a 37-year-old resident of Rostov-on-Don. He is accused of committing offences under Paragraphs A and J of Part 2 of Article 105 (murder of two or more persons attended by rape or violent sexual actions); Part 1 of Article 131 (rape); Part 1 of Article 132 (other sexual actions with the use of violence against the victim, by taking advantage of the helpless condition of the victim) of the Criminal Code of Russia.
According to the Investigation, on October 16, 2018, being alcohol-affected in Suvorovsky residential complex in Rostov-on-Don, the accused noticed a stranger 24-year-old woman sitting on a bench. Intending to rape her, the accused came to her from behind and threw his twisted jacket over her neck. Following that, he moved the woman to a hollow in the ground 20 metres away from the bench approximately, where he raped her, sexually violated her otherwise, and killed her. In addition, he is charged with similar offences against a 32-year-old woman committed in 2000 and 16-year-old girl committed in 2001.
A group of forensics experts of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of Russia went off to Rostov Region to help solving of the series of offences. There were DNA examinations performed that showed that the biological samples from the scene point to a single male actor. He happened to be the citizen born in 1981 in Myasnikovo District of Rostov Region, of no previous convictions. The man was arrested on the same day and testified.
During the investigation of criminal cases into murder of two women, the accused also admitted killing a minor on November 24, 2001. At the moment, there are investigative actions being conducted in order to establish all the circumstances of the offences. The accused is being checked for involvement in similar offences.
Moreover, the cooperation of forensics experts of the Central Office and of the Saint Petersburg Main Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia in establishing and solving of grave and especially grave crimes against person with signs of seriality provided for solving of a series of offences committed in 2009 and 2018.
For instance, acts of rape and sexual assault against two women, including a minor, were committed in Vyborgsky and Kalininsky Districts of Saint Petersburg. Criminal inquiries were opened under Paragraph E of Part 2 of Article 132; Paragraph E of Part 2 of Article 131; Part 1 of Article 132 of the Criminal Code of Russia.
Forensics experts of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of Russia went off to Saint Petersburg to help solving of the crimes. The consolidated work provided for creating of a registry comprising several hundreds of people to be checked for involvement in the crimes. The experts watched the outside footage and established the way the criminal escaped after the attack; they also questioned witnesses. Those actions resulted in the arrest of a man on suspicion at committing of the offences. He was placed in custody and charged. During an interrogation, he agreed to testify.