St. Petersburg Maritime Council member murdered
The body of the 54-year-old businessman, Alexander Tikhomirov, with knife wounds in the head, neck and chest was found in his apartment on Komendantsky Avenue.
Alexander Tikhomirov, the director of Transtech Neva Exhibitions and a member of the Maritime Council under the city government, was found dead in the Primorsky district of St. Petersburg on the evening of October 14, 78.ru reported. The body of the 54-year-old businessman, Alexander Tikhomirov, with knife wounds to the head, neck and chest was found in his apartment on Komendantsky Avenue.
The company Tikhomirov had run arranged exhibitions and conferences on civil shipbuilding, ocean and Neva shelf development, as well as exhibitions and conferences on the development of ports and shipping. The exhibitions are considered the largest ones in Russia.
The ICR opened a criminal case of premeditated murder (part 1 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code). The alleged killers are being searched for. Fontanka reported that there were no signs of breaking in, so the case may be terminated after a forensic examination.
Prior to joining Transtech Neva Exhibitions, Tikhomirov served as Head of the Directorate for Transport Exhibitions and Congresses at Lenexpo.