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43 year-old Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder of his Friend’s Aunt

09.02.2021 16:07

On February 9, 2021 at 18:55 a call was received from a citizen in Shengavit Police Division informing that his aunt had died.

Through inspection of the scene conducted by the investigative-operative group the body of the woman, born in 1939, with numerous cut-pierced injuries on the neck and hands was found on the floor in the living-room.

A criminal case was initiated in the Investigative Division of Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee according to the Part 1 of the Article 104 of RA Criminal Code. 81 year-old woman was found the victim.

In the result of investigatory and procedural actions as well as operative-intelligence measures it was found out that bodily injuries incompatible with life had been caused to the old woman by 43 year-old resident of Yerevan who was the friend of the citizen who had called the Police.

The latter was arrested and gave self-incriminating testimony.

Through 43 year-old man’s personal search the knife which was the crime tool was found.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Measures are taken to find out all circumstances of the case.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law. 


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