In Yaroslavl Region, a person suspected of a murder of seven persons put into custody

The Yaroslavl Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia continues investigation of a probe into the death of seven persons including five children in a fire in an apartment building in Rostov. Investigation established that the fire was caused by fire-setting, therefore, the probe was re-classified to an offence under Paragraphs A, F of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russia (murder of two persons, committed by a generally dangerous method). 

A previously not convicted 37-year-old Rostov citizen was arrested on hot pursuit on suspicion of having committed the offence. Today the court reviewed the investigative motion for pre-trial custody for the suspect.

Having considered the motion and examined the submitted materials, the court agreed with arguments of investigation and placed the suspect into custody until December 18.

21 October 2019 16:54

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