Crime lord shot dead in Ivano-Frankivsk
The mafia boss killed with a silenced pistol had been 60 years old, of which he spent dozens in jail.
On December 30, a local crime boss was shot dead in the heart of Ivano-Frankivsk, on Khotynska Street, reports the local online media outlet Galka.
3 shells were found at the scene. The police confirmed the murder, but the name of the deceased has not yet been disclosed.
The publication says that the victim had been a crime lord, who spent dozens of years in prison. His body is said to have been identified by his wife.
According to Ivano-Frankivsk law enforcement officers, the deceased, born in 1958, died of a gunshot wound to the neck. The man was reportedly shot with a silenced pistol.
The criminal proceedings were opened under the article pertaining to murder. There is a plan dubbed Sirena in effect with the police looking for the killers who had fled in a dark car without license plates. Later, a similar car was found burned down near Naberezhnaya Street.