A person suspected under a probe into death of a woman and an underage girl as a result of poisoning in the South-East of Moscow detained


The I Major Crimes Investigation Department of the Moscow Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia is investigating a probe under Part 3 of Article 238 of the Criminal Code of Russia (rendering of services that do not meet safety requirements, entailing by negligence death of a person).

According to investigators, on September 9, 2021 a woman, her mother and her underage daughter were delivered at different time intervals to specialized medical institutions of the capital with signs of acute intoxication from an apartment of an apartment building located on Sovkhoznaya Street in Moscow. Despite the full range of necessary medical care and resuscitation efforts, the grandmother and the teenager could not be saved. According to preliminary conclusions of forensic examinations, the death was caused by acute chemical poisoning.

Investigators of the Moscow Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia with the participation of employees of Rospotrebnadzor and the State Committee for Emergency Situations conducted inspections of grocery stores, in which the tenants bought food. Financial and economic documentation, biological samples of products, wipes from surfaces, air and water samples were seized. With the participation of specialists, the apartments of the house were inspected, water and air samples were taken, utensils, household chemicals, medicines, foodstuffs, including remnants of watermelon, were seized. More than 40 chemical forensic examinations of objects seized in the course of inspections of the scene were appointed.

At the moment, the priority version of the investigation is: a violation of the rules for disinfestation in a chain grocery store.

The employees of the company that disinfected the grocery store were questioned, documentation was obtained, samples of substances used in this procedure were seized.

At the moment, a 39-year-old employee of a private company, which carries out one of the types of decontamination of the premises of the retail area, was brought to the departmental unit and subjected to investigative actions. The investigation is ongoing.

13 September 2021 17:07

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