Hockey player Sokolov’s younger son released from custody
Arseny Sokolov has not been charged yet.
The son of hockey player Maxim Sokolov Arseny, 15, was released after 72 hours. The investigation has not charged him, although he remains the main suspect in a case of the murder of his mother and attack on his brother, telegram channel Mash reports.
The press service of the regional Investigative Committee explained that Arseny was released in view of his good behavior in custody, character references and age. In addition, expert examinations that could provide direct evidence of Arseny’s guilt are not ready.
As The CrimeRussia wrote, the tragedy in the Sokolov family occurred on June 13 at their house in the village of Novaya Romanovka near St. Petersburg. According to the investigation, Arseny attacked his mother Irina and his 18-year-old brother Maxim with a knife. The woman died on the spot, the boy is in serious condition under the supervision of doctors.
Arseny himself claims that it was Maxim that committed the attack, and he first managed to escape to ask his neighbors for help. Having returned home and seen the dead mother, Arseny, Ashe said, could not stand it and stabbed his brother with a knife several times.