ICR tells about possible organizers of investigator Shishkina's murder 

ICR tells about possible organizers of investigator Shishkina's murder
Evgeniya Shishkina Photo: REN TV

The alleged murderer of Shishkina was detained in St. Petersburg on March 7. A day later, the court arrested him.

The murder of investigator Evgeniya Shishkina was allegedly organized by people who were defendants in the case of embezzlement of money from credit cards. This is reported by Izvestiya referring to ICR Spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko. 

According to Petrenko, Shishkina also worked on that case. When giving a statement, one of its defendants exposed his accomplices. Later on, he was attacked and severely injured. The IC believes that the murder of Shishkina was organized by the same people, the Committee’s message says. 

One of the attackers is captured on the video published on the IC website. The Committee asks everyone who can help identify him to contact representatives of law enforcement bodies at: 8 (965) 288-02-02. 

The alleged murderer of Shishkina was detained in St. Petersburg on March 7. A day later, the court arrested him. On the same day, a 17-year-old young man was detained, who had acted as a mediator in the crime, the investigation believes. He was charged with incitement to murder. 

Senior Investigator for the Major Crimes Unit, Evgeniya Shishkina, who had solved the crimes of a hacker group, was killed outside of her house in the Moscow region on October 18, 2018. She had also investigated the case of a gang involved in a railway ticket fraud. The group would book expensive tickets through the Internet, not pay for them, or pay the minimum amount, and then refund them through the ticket office, receiving cash. 22 people have been brought to justice as part of this case. Part of them has been convicted, another part is under arrest, and the rest are hiding.

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