The Rostov Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia is investigating a probe into death of an 8-year-old boy on signs of an offense under Article 109 of the Criminal Code of Russia (infliction of death by negligence). According to investigation, on the night of July 22, 2021, a minor child who suddenly felt unwell was admitted to the hospital in a coma of unclear etiology. Despite the resuscitation measures taken, the boy died. The Chairman instructed the Rostov Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia to establish all circumstances of the boy's death in terms of investigation of the probe, including by carrying out the required set of forensic examinations with participation of specialists of the Forensic Expert Center of the Investigative Committee of Russia and to determine, whose actions (inaction) could cause the tragedy.
Also, the Ulyanovsk Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a probe on report of 2 children abandoned in danger and being tortured by their mother (Article 125, Paragraphs A, D of Part 2 of Article 117 of the Criminal Code of Russia). Apart from that, the investigators proceeded to investigation of a probe launched by internal affairs bodies under Article 156 of the Criminal Code of Russia (failure to fulfill responsibilities for the upbringing of a minor) that has been merged with the main probe. According to investigation, the mother left the two children home unattended. The living premise itself is unfit for living of children: it lacks furniture, refrigerator, stove and in in unsanitary condition. Apart from that, the children don't have clothes and shoes. The minors have been removed from the family; the older child was placed in a social rehabilitation center, the younger - in an Ulyanovsk medical facility. The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia requested a report on investigation of the Ulyanovsk Region and demanded to give legal assessment to actions of preventive authority.
Apart from that, Alexander Bastrykin instructed the direction of the Volgograg Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia to report on intermediate results of investigation of a probe into illegal actions committed by a woman against her minor daughter (Article 156 of the Criminal Code of Russia - failure to fulfill responsibilities for the upbringing of minors). It is established that in June of this year a woman, being in a state of alcoholic intoxication, blocked the airways of her daughter, and also struck her several times, having filmed it on video. The girl's mother repeatedly came to the attention of the prevention system.