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The cause of death of owner and engineer Valery Wheat in the detention center of Saint-Petersburg was suicide. About the Agency TASS said the head of the main investigatory management SK across Petersburg Alexander Klaus.
“It is well established that there has been a suicide. The motives we know — whether there has been incitement to suicide, and if so, by whom – on the part of the investigators, service of execution of punishment of inmates? All this is fulfilled”, — he said.
Wheat found dead in jail-4 UFSIN of Russia for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region on February 5. As reported by “Novaya Gazeta”, was originally the prison officials gave him the death look like suicide, but examination showed that the cause suffered injuries. The arrested man beaten, tortured and raped. His wife told reporters that shortly before the death of Wheat gave her three notes, which told me nothing to pay.
Wheat was detained in mid-January on suspicion in plunder of budgetary funds for the development of three-dimensional models of submarines of project 636 “Varshavyanka” for the defense Ministry. On these submarines is the very latest navigation equipment, resulting in greater secrecy. The project is considered one of the most successful Soviet and Russian underwater shipbuilding.
Friends and colleagues called Wheat “the Russian Elon Musk”.
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