According to the press-secretary of the National Police Jaroslav Trakai, having arrived at Gennadiy Yuryev’s house in the village in the Tyvrovsky district of Vinnytsia region, the military prosecutor's office servicemen found there a dead body of the official.
“Before entering the house they heard a pop sound. Inside they found a body with a gunshot wound to the head,” Trakai said.
The General Prosecutor's Office conducted searches on charges of embezzlement of funds during procurement of jackup drilling facilities.
Gennady Yuriev worked as Deputy Head of "Naftogaz", when Yevgeny Bakulin was a director of the company. He was a member of the so-called RosUkrEnergo group.
Gennady Yuriev was involved in the investigation into abuse of state tenders.