Suspect of killing five in Tula charged

Tula Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee continue investigation in murder of 5 people committed on 30 May 2015 in the village of Kosaya Gora, Tula.

According to investigators, at night of 30 May 2015, a drunk man stabbed a 49-year-old woman in the neck in a single-family house at Orlovsky highway in the village of Kosaya Gora, Tula, while everybody in the house was sleeping. The woman woke up while being stabbed, started calling for help and woke everyone else in the house.

The man realized that they would report him to the police and stabbed all the others. He stabled another woman, a man and four children. The two women and three children died at the scene, the man and the 7-year-old boy survived.

It is known that the victims were related: grandmother, mother and her children – two girls aged 10 and 9 and a 5-year-old boy. The survived boy aged 7 is also her son.

On 4 June 2015, the attacker was charged with crimes under paragraph “a”, “c”, “j” of part 2 of article 105 of the RF Penal Code (murder), part 3 of article 30, paragraphs “a”, “c” and “j” of part 2 of article 105 (attempted murder) and paragraph “b” of part 4 of article 132 (sexual abuse).

The accused pled guilty.

Investigative operations are underway to find out all the circumstances of the crime.

During the probe the investigators have revealed that reasons contributing to the crime were improper discharge of professional duty by policemen of Tula Office of the Ministry of the Interior and staff of Tula special school of 7 kind, the killed girls went to. Tula Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee opened an investigation in a crime under article 293 of the RF Penal Code (negligence).

There was a delay after the policemen had taken the call from the girl and later failed to do their job properly when examining the administrative sector where the foreign citizen lived. The staff of the school had failed to organize social protection and protection of rights and interests of its inmates.

04 June 2015 18:10

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