In the Tver region on Wednesday took into custody a young man, a suspect in the brutal murder of an elderly man. The charred corpse of the victim was found in the house after extinguishing the fire. As it turned out, the culprit killed the victims with a hammer and knife and then stole several thousand rubles.
15-year-old suspect, he turned himself in and informed the investigator about his act. It took place on January 30, the day after the discovery of the body of the victim in the rubble at the scene of the fire that occurred in the house in the village khotilovo Bologovsky district. The remains of 60-year-old man was “severely charred”, according to the official website of the regional Department of the RF IC.
According to investigators, the night of 29 January 2017 teen “preiskel in the Annex of a house located in the village khotilovo Tver region, sledgehammer, broke the window in the house, and entered the room.” There he saw the owner of the home.
The intruder struck the man at least four times with a sledgehammer in the head. Then the robber grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the neck. After the murder, the teenager took out of the jacket pocket of the victim 3050 rubles.
“With a purpose to conceal traces of the crime, the attacker a cigarette lighter to set fire to the curtains and the sofa in the room, and then with the crime scene disappeared,” – said in a press release.
A criminal case was opened under part 1 of article 105 of the criminal code (“Murder”). The investigation involved the employees of the regional Ministry of internal Affairs and Ministry of defense of the Russian interior Ministry “Udomelsky”. Carrying out is appointed is judicial-medical examinations.
We will add that through the village khotilovo Federal highway Moscow – Saint Petersburg and nearby air force base.