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Murder in Odzun; Criminal Case Initiated

22.02.2021 16:30

On February 20, 2021 at 19:50 a call was received from “Alaverdi Medical Center” CJSC in Tumanyan Police Division informing that the body of 34 year-old resident of Odzun village of Lori province was taken to them.

A criminal case was initiated in Lori Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee according to the Part 1 of the Article 104 (murder) of RA Criminal Code.

Through preliminary investigation it was found out that on February 20, 2021 at about 19:00 at the area adjoining the square of Odzun village the person having committed the alleged crime fired shots towards 34 year-old resident of the same village illegally depriving him of life.

Inspection of the scene was conducted, blood-like traces and a cap were found. Through external inspection of the body numerous firearm injuries were found on the head and abdomen, the clothes of the body were confiscated, samples were taken. A number of witnesses were questioned. Forensic examinations were commissioned. The relevant subdivision of the Police was assigned to take measures to identify the person having committed the alleged crime.

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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