Freeze to death in Russian police officer will go on trial

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Photo: Dmitry Korotaev / Kommersant

In Yamal, the investigators completed the investigation of the criminal case against former district police officer who left a detainee in the winter in an unheated chamber, with the result that the man froze to death. This was reported on the website of the regional Department of the Investigative Committee.

The investigation established that late in the evening of 30 December in the village of Tolka Krasnoselkup district of the 34-year-old policeman arrived on a call to the woman who reported the beating of a drunken roommate. According to the rules, the police had to register her complaint and to conduct an audit, but instead he took the man to the police Department for preventive conversation, and then sent it overnight in an unheated and non-functioning camera. Returning to work in the morning, police found the frozen body of the detainee and decided to make it look like an accident, he took the corpse outside the village and hid in the snow over the side of the bypass road, where he was found 18 January 2018.

According to the results of forensic medical examination, the man died as a result of General hypothermia from exposure to low temperature.

Ex-policeman charged with abuse of office, committed with causing of heavy consequences (the item “in” parts of 3 articles 286 of the criminal code). To it threatens from three till ten years of imprisonment.

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