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The review of the CCTV archive showed that on the day of death the businessman was alone. No one approached the doors of his ward in SIZO-4 of St. Petersburg.
The journalists of 47news studied the CCTV footages in the St. Petersburg SIZO-4 on the day of the death of businessman Valery Pshenichny, who was arrested on suspicion of embezzling 100 million rubles ($1.6m) in the design of the Varshavyanka submarine. The review of the CCTV archive showed that on the day of death the businessman was alone. No one approached or left it. Earlier there was information that the businessman was sexually abused and tortured before his death.
The record shows how the cellmates of Pshenichny and the isolator's employees moved. In the afternoon the businessman went out for a walk. He checked at 2pm last time. It is noted that the businessman did not look depressed. The body of Pshenichny was found at 3:58pm, when an employee of the SIZO took a cellmate of the entrepreneur back. From 2:00 to 3:58pm, nobody entered and left the cell of Pshenichny, the publication asserts.
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On April 16, the St. Petersburg Novaya Gazeta published a story in which it was alleged that Valery Pshenichny had been tortured and raped before the death. Journalists refer to the findings of the Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination experts (St. Petersburg State Medical University). The body of the convict got stabbed and cut wounds, his spine was broken, there was found traces of electric shock in his mouth. According to one version, Pshenichny was killed by extortionists, whom he refused to pay.
The FSIN of Russia in St. Petersburg denied that Pshenichny died a violent death. The department said that Novaya Gazeta cited "unverified data from unofficial sources."