Former Sverdlovsk Region policeman kills his wife and mother-in-law and commits suicide
The tragedy occurred in the village of Cheremsha in a suburb of Asbest.
A former MIA officer shot his wife and mother-in-law and then committed suicide. The incident occurred in the village of Cheremsha in a suburb of Asbest, the Sverdlovsk Region. The information quickly spread across the local public pages on the social network VKontakte.
The press service of the Sverdlovsk Region MIA also confirmed the incident the, reports Znak.com. The department noted that in a private house on the Shevchenko Street in in Cheremsha, three bodies were found. It was established that it was a man born in 1974, his wife who was born in 1971 and her mother, born in 1949.
The press service stressed that the man did not work as a police officer currently.
“The deceased currently is not associated with the MIA. Until 2016, he did actually served in the police, working as a driver for the private security department. Recently, this man has been working as a security guard at the Kaliningradsky Yantarny Kombinat (Kaliningrad Amber Plant) in the village of Malysheva,” the agency representative said.
He added that a reinforced investigative and operational team is working at the site of the tragedy. It includes officers of the Asbest MIA Department, led by its chief, Maxim Petrov, as well as the representatives of the Sverdlovsk police officer.
From the scene of the incident, a registered gun TOZ-34 and several cartridges to it were seized. So far, the investigators consider several versions of what happened, but assault and robbery are already ruled out.
The press service of the Sverdlovsk ICR Directorate added that on the fact of the incident, a criminal case was initiated under Article 105 CCRF (murder of two or more persons).