As a result of a fire in an apartment building in Novouralsk (Sverdlovsk region) four people were killed, including a nine year old girl. This was reported on the official website of the local Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia.
According to investigators, a fire could occur as a result of careless handling of fire while Smoking while drinking alcohol. Now the police investigates all circumstances of the incident. To determine the exact cause of death will be carried out it is judicial-medical examination.
According to SC on fire, said one of the women that were in the apartment. Presumably, she was later poisoned by the products of combustion and died.
In connection with the incident initiated a criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 3 of article 109 of the criminal code (causing death by negligence to two or more persons).