Missing world kickboxing champ found dead
The body of the sportsman was found in the forest.
In Yakutsk, the body of the missing three-time world champion in kickboxing Innokenty Makarov was found. According to News.Ykt.ru, the corpse was found in the forest on the Vilyui tract. On suspicion of murder, a 36-year-old resident of Yakutsk was detained.
According to the investigation, on the night of November 6, Makarov and the suspect were drinking in a private house. During the get-together, a conflict broke up between them, which turned into a fight. The world champion in kickboxing could not make a stand and died from the injuries. The killer took the sportsman's body out into the forest.
42-year-old Innokenty Makarov left home on November 5, since then nothing was known about his whereabouts. However, relatives reported to the police about the disappearance only on November 13. A criminal case was initiated under Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Murder).
According to some information, eyewitnesses saw how on the day of the athlete’s disappearance the unknown pulled out the unconscious body of Makarov and dowsed into a black SUV, took him away for parts unknown.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).