Motive for bloody massacre in Ulyanovsk could be revenge for conviction
Father of the murdered family had earlier testified against the murderer in court.
The motive for a murder of a 48-year-old woman and her 11 and 15-year-old daughters in Ulyanovsk could be a revenge for a conviction, report the local media. The father of the murdered family had earlier testified against the murderer during the court hearings. Then, the murderer was sentenced to 8 years behind bars. The father was not at home, so the attacker disposed of his relatives.
According to 73online.ru, the murderer is a 38-year-old Albert Mitfakhutdinov who was a nephew of the murdered mother of the family. Mitfakhutdinov had a long-standing conflict with the father of the family. According to Ulinovosti.ru, in 2010, in the course of a quarrel, he cut the father of the family with a knife and was sentenced for intentional infliction of a grave injury (article 111 of Russia’s Criminal Code). During the investigation, he was found insane. Instead of a real sentence, the court ordered him to get psychiatric counseling during 8 years.
Mitfakhutdinov served his full sentence. On December 25, he armed himself with a gun and came from Almetyevsk o Ulyanovsk in his car and shot the while family of his affronter. With that, the victims opened the door themselves and let him in.
It had been reported earlier that the murdered woman’s 17-year-old son had survived. The young man stabbed Mitfakhutdinov and ran away from the apartment. The attacker committed suicide, after he realized he could not escape the scene. The local media also report that two other children escaped the slaughter due to the fact that they lived separately.
Criminal case under murder of two or more persons (item 2 of article 105 of Russia’s Criminal Code) has been initiated. The case files have been sent to the central office of the Investigative Committee of Russia.