Chelyabinsk region deputy doctor shots his wife to death
It is reported that Azat Zaripov walked in on his wife.
Deputy of the Lokomotivny City District of Chelyabinsk region Azat Zaripov has been detained on suspicion of murdering his young wife, Znak.com referring to Senior Assistant to Head of the ICR Investigations Directorate in the Chelyabinsk region Vladimir Shishkov. Zaripov also holds the position of chief physician at a local hospital.
According to the investigation, on the night of August 21, during a quarrel with his wife, the deputy shot her twice with a hunting rifle. The woman died. A criminal case under Murder (part 1 of Art. 105 of the Russian Criminal Code) has been initiated against the man. Zaripov has not been charged yet; a preventive measure for him has not been elected.
According to Kartalinskaya Nov’, Zaripov walked in on his wife when returning home from fishing. The publication wrote that the couple had three children.
Zaripov was elected a deputy of the Lokomotivny City District from the United Russia party. It is reported that the wife of the 50-year-old deputy was 20 years younger than him.