Arranger of Starovoytova’s assassination requests release
He has filed the relevant request.
Yury Kolchin, an arranger of Duma member Galina Starovoytova’s assassination, is again trying to get out of jail. He has filed the relevant request.
He requested his release on parole 2 years ago for the first time, however was denied. His new request is to be considered in the morning on December 25 at the Brasovsky district court, reports a business newspaper Vzglyad.
Now, Kolchin is serving his sentence in the Bryansk-based 4 correctional colony of strict regime. He was sentenced to 20 years in jail for organizing the murder of Starovoytova in summer 2005.
State Duma member Galina Starovoytova was murdered on the night of November 21, 1998. She was shot at the entrance of her own apartment building in St.Petersburg.
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