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Case on Kaliningrad businessman murder for $288 thousand under review in Penza

14:35 | 05.02.2015 | Incidents

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Penza, 5 February 2015. PenzaNews. The Penza regional court began review of a criminal case of murder of a Kaliningrad businessman by a Penza citizen, burn 1972. The process began on Thursday, February 5.

“According to preliminary investigation, on April 30, 2014, the accused received a total of $288 thousand – over 8 million rubles according to the Bank of Russia exchange rate – from a Kaliningrad businessman in order to establish a joint enterprise. After receiving several requests to return the money, the Penza resident decided to murder the lender,” Natalya Bychenkova, press secretary of the Penza regional court, informed PenzaNews agency.

She added the accused led his partner to an empty house in Bessonovka village on July 11 under the guise of a meeting with a buyer, where he hit him in the head with an iron rod no less than two times.

“The man, born 1961, died on the scene from injuries. On the next day, the accused moved the body to Nizhny Mastinovsky pond in the car and drowned it,” the agency interlocutor said.

Natalya Bychenkova clarified the judge made the decision to conduct a personal review of the five-book case.

“After announcing the accusation, the court will question the damaged party, the witnesses, the accused, and review the evidence,” she explained.

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