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Murder Attempt against 26 Year-Old Woman Disclosed; Charge Pressed against Latter’s Former Husband

08.01.2020 11:46

In the result of investigatory and other procedural actions conducted in the Investigative Division of Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee a number of circumstances of murder attempt committed against 26 year-old resident of Yerevan were found out. Charge was pressed against the latter’s former husband.

On January 3, 2020 at 05:50 a call was received from a medical center informing that a female resident of Yerevan, born in 1993, with “penetrating wound on the left part of the chest and cut-pierced injury on different parts of the body” was taken to them. In the result of necessary measures taken the person having committed the alleged crime was identified; he is the former husband of the injured, a resident of Yerevan, born in 1990.  

Within the criminal case initiated in the RA IC Investigative Division of Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan Investigative Department 26 year-old woman was found the injured party, inspection of the scene was conducted during which blood-like traces, knife handle and blade with blood-like traces were taken. Confiscations, confrontations were conducted, a number of persons were questioned.

In the result of investigatory actions it was found out that on January 2, 2020 at about 05:00 29 year-old man, under the influence of alcohol, with the purpose of murdering his former wife went to the latter’s apartment where he took a kitchen knife out of the pocket of the jumper he had on and stabbed his former wife on her vital organs causing heavy bodily damage threatening to life. However, he could not complete the crime under unforeseen circumstances.

On the base of the obtained sufficient evidence charge was pressed against 29 year-old man according to the Part 1 of the Article 34-104 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Forensic medical, forensic trace and forensic chemical examinations were commissioned. The relevant subdivision of the Police was instructed to take operative-intelligence measures.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing.

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

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