Krasnodar region: ex-United Russia deputy stabs his mother-in-law and wife
24 hours later, the ex-PM surrendered to the police.
In the Krasnodar region, former United Russia deputy of the Kovalevsky rural settlement council Sergey Nikitin made a full confession after murdering his wife and mother-in-law. This is reported by Komsomolskaya Pravda - Kuban.
The ex-MP brutally massacred the women. The bodies of 55-year-old deputy’s wife and his 81-year-old mother-in-law were found in their house with multiple stab wounds; the elderly woman also had a head injury. Initially, Nikitin had fled the crime scene. However, 24 hours later, he voluntarily turned up at the Rostov-on-Don police station and pleaded guilty after an APB was issued on him.
The slain women. Photo by KP
“I took some booze, had a drink, and went to Rostov. I wandered around the city half a day, coming to my senses,” the man said during questioning at the Investigative Committee. Then I came to the railway station, approached some police officers, showed my ID, and said I was on the wanted list."
According to Nikitin, he quarreled with his wife and, being intoxicated, stabbed her at least five times, and then murdered her mother-in-law who witnessed the crime.
Investigators have initiated a criminal case under item “a” part 2 of Art. 105 of the Russian Criminal Code (Murder of two or more persons).
It should be added that Sergey Nikitin was running to the council of the Kovalevsky rural settlement of the Krasnodar region from United Russia in 2014. His term of office has expired.
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