New investigator to process case on murder of ex-deputy of State Duma Voronenkov
Earlier case over swindle against the former parliamentarian and case over his murder were in maintaining of one law enforcement authority.
The case over the murder of ex-deputy of the State Duma Denis Voronenkov will be processed by a different investigator of the Investigative Committee of Russia. TASS reports it with reference to an informed source. According to the interlocutor of the agency, earlier one investigator was engaged in case of swindle, of which Voronenkov was accused, and the case of his murder in Kiev.
Lawyer Andrey Grivtsov confirmed this information, emphasizing that this decision has not yet entailed any legal consequences.
To recall, ex-deputy of the State Duma Denis Voronenkov ran to Ukraine together with his spouse Maria Maksakova in December, 2016. In March Voronenkov was shot in the center of Kiev by killer Pavel Parshov who also died later in hospital from the wounds got during the firefight with the bodyguard of the former deputy. The Russian bodies are carrying out the investigation in parallel with the Ukrainian. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko said in the beginning of July that the case is close to be closed.