The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructs to report on the circumstances of a child’s death occurred in a playground in Moscow oblast


On August 22, 2022, a 10-year-old boy was playing in a playground located in the Dedenevo settlement. While riding down a slippery dip, a structure overturned on a child. The boy died at the scene from the injuries received. The investigating authorities of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Moscow oblast launched a criminal case on the negligence of officials (Part 2, Article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The investigator examined the scene of the incident, interrogated eyewitnesses of the incident, as well as representatives of the management operating company and officials, searched and seized the documentation, and scheduled a forensic medical examination.

Mr. A.I. Bastrykin, Chairman of the Russian Investigative Committee, instructed Mr. A.Yu. Starikov, Head of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Moscow oblast, to submit a detailed report on the circumstances of the incident.

The investigation is a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of the ICR.

23 August 2022 15:10

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