Murderer of gang member at Kuntsevo Cemetery himself turned himself in to police
He said that Belov attacked him with a knife
Three men addressed the police and told them that they witnessed the killing on October 3 at the Kuntsevo Cemetery. In the course of the investigation, it turned out that one of them shot and killed former member of Solntsevskaya OCG Igor Belov, the press service of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee in Moscow reported.
According to the 49-year-old suspect, Belov attacked him with a knife, and he shot him from a traumatic pistol in self-defense. The investigation checks this version and conducts interrogation of eyewitnesses. The question of the measure of restraint to the suspect is being decided.
Recall, on October 3 during a mouring of Kuntsevskaya gang former leader Alexander Kaligin (Alik), a conflict occurred, during which 49-year-old Igor Belov, who in the past was part of the Solntsevskaya group and was tried for a series of robberies, was killed. According to eyewitnesses, one of the participants in the quarrel shot him several times from a traumatic gun. Belov's body with gunshot wounds at the heart and lungs was found by the workers of the cemetery. On the site, they found four cartridges. Next to the deceased was a young woman who lamented: "They killed, they killed!" The police have already interrogated her. It turned out that she was trying to prevent a conflict.
Investigation of the circumstances of the murder in the cemetery continues. It was reported that the police announced the search for one of the leaders of the Kuntsevskaya OCG Ivan Shumlyansky (Vanya Odessa).
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).