Verdict against former MIA employee, who killed 8 people, entered into force in Perm Region
The high-profile criminal case, which was considered in Perm in the early winter of 2016, come to an end.
Vitaly Isupov, the former law enforcement employee in the Perm region, as well as the serial killer of 8 people, got his verdict entering into force. He commited murders fifteen years ago and by this time he has already served 10 years of his time for shooting businessman from Udmurtia in 2003.
According to the Prosecutor General's Office, Isupov found guilty under art.105, para. 2 of the Russian Criminal Code (murder of two or more persons as part of organized crime group including a person known to be helpless, associated with robberies).
The former policeman from Tchaikovsky shot his first victim in 2000 of personal dislike. Then he became one of the founders of organized crime group, which killed people in order to get rid of witnesses of their robberies.
Since Isupov had experience in the police, he knew how to hide traces of the crime, so that it was difficuilt for the law enforcers to detain him and his accomplices.
During few years he conducted aggravated assaults on families of entrepreneurs, killing their wifes and children, stealing gold jewelry and other personal property from the victims.
Psychiatric examination during the investigation admitted Isupov to be completely sane. To date, over 10 years of imprisonment, he suffered two strokes in prison and now uses a wheelchair to move. Accomplice of Isupov, Yuri Plekhanov, had previously been sentenced to 23 years in prison for its cooperation with the investigation.
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