In Kiev man set fire to apartment to cover up the murder of comrade

In Kiev man set fire to apartment to cover up a murder. About it reports a press-service GU NP in Kiev.

“In another part, it was reported that the street Potapov during the liquidation of the fire found a man’s body. At the address immediately went investigative team. At survey of a scene field investigators found the body of a man with multiple injuries on the face. Law enforcement officers canvassed the neighbors and the victim’s sister. They reported that the man lived alone, never worked, and the day before together with an unknown alcoholic beverages”, – stated in the message.

Soon, the police found the man involved in the crime. It was them 34-the summer native of Lugansk region, previously convicted for causing bodily harm. Militiamen detained in order St. 208 Criminal procedure code of Ukraine.

According to the suspect, he was drinking alcohol 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 of Ukraine. The court chose the man the measure of restraint – house arrest. He faces imprisonment of up to 15 years.