A Local Resident of Tula Oblast Has Been Found Guilty of the Murder of a Young Girl And the Attempted Murder of Her Mother

The court has recognized the evidence collected by the investigating authorities of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for Tula Oblast as sufficient for sentencing a 69-year-old resident of Shchekinsky Raion. He has been found guilty of committing crimes under Paragraphs c, f, i, Part 2, Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder of a minor in a generally dangerous way, out of hooligan motives), Part 3, Article 30, Paragraphs a, c, f, i, Part 2, Article 105 (attempted murder of two or more persons in a generally dangerous way, out of hooligan motives), Part 2, Article 213(hooliganism with the use of violence and weapons) and Part 1, Article 222 (illegal possession of firearms).

The investigation and the court have established that on August 8, 2021, in the village of Panarino, Shchekinsky Raion, Tula Oblast, the intoxicated man deliberately fired a hunting rifle at a 42-year-old woman and her 2-year-old daughter, whom she carried in her arms while leaving a playground. The child died on the spot from the wound. The woman received multiple injuries, however, her life was saved thanks to timely assistance.

In the course of the investigation of the criminal case, the investigators of the IC carried out an exhaustive set of investigative and other procedural actions aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the incident, a number of forensic examinations were carried out, all persons with significant information for the investigation were interrogated, and the necessary evidence base confirming the involvement of the attacker in the committed crime was collected. As instructed by the Chairman of the IC of Russia, the investigation of this criminal case has been under control in the Central Office of the Investigative Committee.

The man admitted his guilt in part during the investigation.

The court sentenced him to imprisonment for a term of 18 years and 6 months to be served in a strict regime correctional colony. The court also satisfied the claims of the injured party in the amount of 2.5 million rubles.