“It panned out kind of mean with the boy.” Suspect of murder of woman and her 12-year-old son makes full confession

“It panned out kind of mean with the boy.” Suspect of murder of woman and her 12-year-old son makes full confession
The detainee

Dmitry Batygin has been directed to an expert psychiatric examination.

Dmitry Batygin detained as a suspect in the murder of a woman and her 12-year-old son in their apartment on Sofia Kovalevskaya street in Moscow has made a full confession. The video of the confession has been posted on the YouTube channel of the Investigative Committee of Russia. 

Batygin has promised to cooperate with the investigation. When asked by the investigator about repentance of the offense, he said: “It panned out kind of mean with the boy. Yes, I confess.”

The investigation is seeking the suspect’s arrest. He was also directed to an expert psychiatric examination.

Batygin was detained yesterday in Moscow region. The investigators found the victims’ clothing in his apartment. 

The dead bodies of the 35-year-old Ekaterina Smirnova and her 12-year-old son were found in their apartment on Sofia Kovalevskaya street in Moscow on November 7. The child had more than 30 stab wounds. The murderer was reported to have attempted to dismember the bodies, but did not finish what he started for unknown reasons. The bodies were found by the victim’s mother who had felt concerned about the fact that her relatives had not been in touch for more than 24 hours. It was also her who told the investigators about a certain Dmitry who had lately visited Ekaterina’s place often. 

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