Investigation files case following death of champion of Russia outside the Ministry of Communications 

Investigation files case following death of champion of Russia outside the Ministry of Communications
Gennady Pavlov Photo: Social networks

The athlete was killed by a guard.

The investigation has initiated a criminal case into the death of Russian Hand-To-Hand Fighting Champion Gennady Pavlov in a fight with a security guard at the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media in Moscow. This is reported by MK, specifying that the case has been initiated under Murder by Negligence.

Previously, The CrimeRussia reported that the incident took place on Tverskaya Street in Moscow on Sunday morning. According to the guard, he noticed a stranger in the territory and asked him to leave; a verbal conflict escalated into a fight.

After one of the blows, Pavlov lost his consciousness. The ambulance doctors who arrived at the scene diagnosed his death.

The 22-year-old young man from the Oryol region had won the national championship in universal combat. In addition, he had repeatedly won medals in competitions.

Video: Fight outside the Ministry of Communications building caught on CCTV, champion of Russia dies

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