In Ryazan Region, young man under arrest charged with murder of Great Patriotic War veteran and his wife, placed into custody

The Ryazan Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has pressed charges against a 20-year-old Ryazan resident of his committing an offense under Paragraph A of Part 2 of Article 105 (murder of two persons) of the Criminal Code of Russia.

As was reported earlier, the bodies of the Great Patriotic War veteran and his wife bearing signs of violent death were found in their apartment in Ryazan on September 26, 2019. Due to the well-coordinated investigative and search activities, the young man was identified as a suspect for committing the offense. The suspect refused to testify. In spite of that, the whole of the evidence gathered at the initial stage of the investigation provided for pressing charges of murdering two persons against him. Upon investigative motion, the court ruled to put the accused individual in custody.

At the moment, investigative actions are being conducted to consolidate the evidence base and determine all the circumstances of the committed offense. The criminal investigation is ongoing.