November 8, Nagatinsky district court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest of U.S. citizen James Vincent Wilgus, who is suspected of pedophilia. According to preliminary data, the foreigner sexually abused in the Elevator over an underage girl, reports the official website of GSU SK the Russian Federation across Moscow.
“The court held: the petition of the investigation to meet, elect concerning the detainee the measure of restraint in form of detention until 3 January”, – quotes “Interfax” the judge. The meeting was held behind closed doors.
47-year-old American pleaded not guilty. According to REN TV, the suspect is a musician and teacher. In 2013, James Wilgus came on tour to Moscow, and after the concert he decided not to leave Russia.
According to investigations, 1 November, the man in the Elevator of a residential building in the Lipetsk street raped 11-year-old girl. Investigators opened a criminal case under part 4 St. 132 the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Violent acts of sexual character”). The foreigner can be punished with imprisonment for the term from 12 till 20 years.
“In the framework of the preliminary investigation, a number of forensic-medical expertise”, – concluded in the capital of GSU SK the Russian Federation.