NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 23 October – A man suspected of killing two people – his wife and her brother – was detained in the Nizhny Novgorod region, according to the regional investigation department of the RF IC.
The bodies of a man and a woman with gunshot wounds were found in an apartment at a house on Piskunov Street in Nizhny Novgorod on October 22. A criminal case was initiated on the grounds of a crime provided for by part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder of two persons).
“On the same day, during the investigation and working out the version of the involvement of the husband of the deceased woman in the crime, the investigators of the Investigative Committee together with police officers established the whereabouts of the suspected citizen,” the regional SUSK said in a statement.
According to the investigation, on October 20, during a family quarrel, the suspect fired a gun at his wife and her brother. After that, the man fled the scene of the crime. “The suspect has been detained, he confessed to what he had done. In the near future, the suspect will be charged and a measure of restraint will be chosen. The investigation continues,” the message says.