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Pursuant to experts' conclusion woman accused of husband's murder was in state of physiological effect

07.11.2017 13:49

Necessary investigatory actions are ongoing in the framework of the criminal case investigated in Lori Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee to find all circumstances of Tigran Martirosyan's murder. According to experts' conclusion at the moment of the incident the accused was in the state of physiological effect.

The body of the resident of Lori region Tigran Martirosyan with firearm injuries was found on May 25, 2017 at midnight at the area of his house. Pursuant to initial data, the latter had sustained firearm injuries incompatible with life at home during argument over the shots fired by him.

Particularly, actual data were obtained on the allegation that the wife had periodically been subjected to violence by her husband, the mentioned argument started on late evening of May 24, 2017. Tigran Martirosyan, being under the influence of alcohol, during the argument in their house threw several items towards his wife then pursued her with a rifle, he pointed the charged rifle to the head of his wife and threatened to kill after which the wife pushed him, took the rifle and fired at him.

On the base of the obtained evidence charge was pressed against wife according to the Article 108 of RA Criminal Code – murder by exceeding necessary defense.

A number of examinations were commissioned to find circumstances significant for the criminal case. Taking public interest into consideration we inform that the conclusion of ambulatory forensic-psychological and psychiatric complex examination commissioned against the accused was received according to which at the moment of committing the act incriminated to her the woman was in the state of physiological effect. At the same time the experts mentioned that she did not and does not suffer from any illness, she is a mentally healthy person and could realize the danger of the act she had committed and could control her actions, thus she was found sane.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. On the base of the obtained evidence an appropriate decision will be made about which will be informed later.

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


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