In Kiev man set fire to apartment to cover up a murder

In Kiev, a man killed a drinking companion and set fire to apartment to cover his tracks. This reports the press service of the police of Kiev.

While fighting an apartment on the street Potapov, firefighters found a man’s body. The investigators found that the man died from a violent death due to multiple injuries on the face.

Law enforcement officers canvassed the neighbors and the victim’s sister who reported that the man lived alone, never worked, and the day before together with an unknown alcoholic beverages.

Police detained the man involved in the crime. It was them 34-the summer native of Lugansk region, previously convicted for causing bodily harm. According to the suspect, he was drinking with a friend. They had a conflict that escalated into a fight. The detainee repeatedly struck the man, who was the owner of the apartment. The owner fell on the wardrobe, and then lost consciousness.

When the suspect saw that his comrade did not submit signs of life, he set fire to the apartment to conceal the crime.

Open criminal proceedings under part 1 St. 115 (premeditated murder) of the criminal code . The court chose the man the measure of restraint – house arrest. He faces up to 15 years.

We will remind, on December 31 in Odessa next to a supermarket killed 35-year-old man paramedic ambulance. January 1 in Kiev, the man wounded three neighbors, prevented to sleep to the child.