In Tyumen Region, woman detained, suspected of kidnapping and murder of child

The Tyumen Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia continues the investigation into the kidnapping of a minor (Paragraph E of Part 2 of Article 126 of the Criminal Code of Russia). A 23-year-old local woman has been detained upon suspicion of kidnapping and murdering the child.

According to the investigation, at daytime on September 24, 2019, the suspect decided to kidnap the child she had been babysitting upon child’s parents’ request from the house on Severnaya Street in Zavodoukovsk. To do that, she took the baby and went to the forest located behind the house at about 12 PM. Approximately at 1 PM she killed the baby in the forest.

At the moment, the suspect has been detained; the matters of considering her an accused individual and giving a qualification to her actions, as well as of choosing the preventive measure are to be decided upon as soon as possible. The criminal case has been referred to the Department I on Major Crimes Investigation of the Tyumen Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia.