Criminal investigation has been finalized on the murder of three girls in the Gai city, Orenburg oblast


The Investigating Authorities of the Investigative Directorate of the Russian Federation for Orenburg oblast finalized the investigation of the criminal case against 30-year-old Mr. Alexander Lazarev. He was charged with committing crimes in accordance with paragraphs "a, k" Part 2, Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder of three persons, forced with rape and sexual violence); paragraph "b", Part 2, Article 131 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (3 episodes) (forcible rape with the use of threat against the victim and other persons, combined with the threat of murder); paragraph "b", Part 2, Article 132 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (sexual assault, connected with the threat of murder); Part 1, Article 139 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (home invasion); Part 1 Art. 166 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal seizure of a vehicle); Part 2, Article 167 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (intended destruction and damage to another's property by arson with causing significant damage).

The investigation identified, that on September 29, 2021, at about 9:30 pm, the suspect noticed his victims through the window of an apartment, located on the ground floor of a residential building on Molodyozhnaya Street in Gai, previously the victims were unknown to him; the young ladies were at the age of 17, 18 and 20 years old.

Having waited until the victims went to bed, at about 01.30 o'clock the accused, having previously armed himself with a knife and taking advantage of the fact that the entrance door of the apartment was not locked, he secretly entered the apartment and, suppressing the will of the victims, committed crimes against their sexual integrity, after which he inflicted multiple stabs to the neck and chest to each one.

After the mentioned above actions, the accused set fire to flammable interior items, during which one of the victims, despite the bodily injuries, managed to run out of the apartment through the entrance to the street, where the accused overtook her and inflicted additional blows with a knife.

On October 3, 2021, eveningng time, guiding by the desire to escape and to avoid the prosecution, the accused stole a car, which was parked near a residential building on the st. Dobrovolsky of the Orsk city, afterwards he continued his attempts to escape from the traffic police and the citizens, who were chasing him, but finally he was detained.

The Investigators subsequently detected that on August 15, 2021, Mr.Lazarev committed the rape of a resident of the Gai city, whom he offered a drive.

During the investigation, the significant work was done to collect evidence, the volume of the criminal case amounted to 18 volumes, the timely detection of the location of clothing items and the instrument of crime, which the defendant took measures to conceal, made it possible to conduct the molecular genetic examinations effectively, refuting a number of his false arguments, a comprehensive psychological and psychiatric examination was carried out in order to identify the mental state of the accused at the time of the commission of the incriminated crimes, which concluded the full sanity of the accused.

The criminal case is submitted for issuing the approved indictment.

Earlier, the investigation of the criminal case was a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

08 September 2022 09:30

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