‘Loud’ suicide in Kyiv

National Police is investigating an explosion in Solomyansky district of the capital.

9 November 2015 11:00
KYIV (QHA) – -

According to the press service of the Main Directorate of the National Police of Ukraine in Kyiv, the police front office received a call reporting the explosion and smell of blasting powder on Koltsov Blvd. at 11.20 pm on November 8, 2015. The arrived on the scene special police team reported that a man, 50, was fatally injured as a result of accident in his own apartment. 

“The investigation teams of the Kyiv Regional Department and the Main Directorate of the National Police of Ukraine immediately went to the scene. The law enforcers established that the owner of the apartment, 50, being drunk, according to eyewitnesses, was killed as a result of the explosion of unknown object,” says the statement. 

According to this, a criminal case was initiated under Part 1 of Art. 115 (premeditated murder), of the Criminal Code of Ukraine with additional qualification ‘suicide.’ The pre-trial investigation is being conducted to establish all  circumstances of the accident.