Sverdlovsk man rapes and burns schoolgirl
A mutual acquaintance of the two witnessed the murder and escaped from the crime scene.
The incident occurred in the village of Sosva, Sverdlovsk region. A man raped Polina N., 17; then strangled and burned her in the wasteland, reported the local public page Incident Krasnoturyinsk on the VKontakte social network.
The suspect has been detained. It was a 20-year-old man the girl had known. The local Investigative Committee is working with him at present. Ruslan T., 20, posted the story on his page. He knew both the victim and the killer and witnessed the crime. According to Ruslan, he was there when the crime happened, but did not dare stop the killer fearing for his life.
"He took an aux cord and started choking her to death. I tried to stop him, but he said he wanted it. He did not say why. I was shaking. I found the door keys and ran home. He shouted to me that if I tell somebody, he would kill me," Ruslan's testimony reads.
All Ruslan's posts have been deleted. The investigators are working to establish all the circumstances of what happened.