MOSCOW, Nov 2 – The suspect in the murder of the former deputy head of the main department for combating economic crimes of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexei Novoseltsev, was detained in Korolev, Moscow Region, said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Irina Volk.
“In the city of Korolev, Moscow region, officers of the criminal investigation department detained the former deputy chief of the GUEBiPK of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Alexei Novoseltsev, suspected in the murder,” Volk said.
A law enforcement source on October 26 said that Novoseltsev was found murdered in the new Moscow – in the settlement of Desenovskoye. The body of the father with knife wounds and bruises was found in the bathhouse by his daughter.
The Metropolitan Main Directorate of the Investigative Committee opened a case under Part 1 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder).
Police Colonel Alexei Novoseltsev in 2002 headed the task force investigating the economic motives behind the murder of the Governor of the Magadan Region, Valentin Tsvetkov. Later, the killers were identified and imprisoned.