Killers of Coca-Cola factory director to stand trial in Saint Petersburg

The Saint-Petersburg Main Investigations Directorate of the Russia;s Investigative Committee has finished investigation against Denis Chkhitauri and murder convict Vyacheslav Finogenov, charged with crimes under parts 4 and 5 of article 33, paragraph “h” of part 2 of article 105 of the RF Penal Code, paragraphs “b” and “c” of part 4 of article 162, part 2 of article 325, part 1 of article 228, part 1 of article 222 (murder, robbery, stealing of documents, illegal circulation of firearms and drug dealing).

According to investigators, on 28 November 2014, Chkhitauri and Finogenov appointed to meet Director of Coca-Cola factory Dmitry Soshnev near the garages in Frunze block. There Finogenov killed the man by shooting him dead from a sawn-off hunting rifle. Then the suspects got hold of Soshnev’s money – about 160 thousand rubles, and documents on his BMW car, which they wanted to sell for 1 million rubles.

During the investigation about 15 forensic enquiries were run: medical, criminal, criminalistic, psychiatric and others.

The investigators have enough evidence, so the criminal case with the approved indictment has been sent to court to be tried on the merits. 

31 August 2015 15:51

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