YAROSLAVL, October 22 – Investigative authorities in the Kaluga region opened a criminal case over the death of a television journalist after he, according to his relatives, waited seven hours for medical assistance, SUSK Russia reports for the region on Friday.
“A criminal case has been initiated under Part 2 of Article 109 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (causing death by negligence due to improper performance of professional duties) on the death of an employee of the Nika television company Konstantin Kisov. According to one version, Kisov’s death could have occurred as a result of improper performance of his professional duties by medical personnel. “, – the message says.
In the criminal case, the necessary investigative actions and examinations are carried out. Based on the results of the investigation, a legal assessment of the actions of the doctors will be given.
“When making procedural decisions on the case, the employees of the Investigative Committee of Russia will be guided by the collected evidence and the conclusions of experts in the field of medicine,” the statement says.
According to local media reports, 59-year-old Konstantin Kisov died in mid-September from a stroke. Before that, for almost seven hours, according to his brother, he was waiting for an ambulance. An hour and a half after hospitalization, the TV journalist died. Kisov is called the legend of the Kaluga media sphere on the Nika TV and Radio Broadcasting Company website; he was a universal specialist – commentator, editor, cameraman, who devoted his entire life to television.