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 Judge and his Family Brutally Murdered and Decapitated in Kharkiv

According to preliminary information, the victim is Kharkiv’s Frunze district court judge, his wife, their son and son's girlfriend. All four bodies were beheaded.

UNIAN reports the information citing a police source.

The Department of Public Relations of the Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kharkiv oblast promised to provide full information on the matter in the nearest future.

Dead bodies were found in the apartment of the judge on Saturday morning.

Police and prosecutors are working at the scene. High ranking officials include the Chief of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kharkiv oblast Viktor Kozytskyy and oblast prosecutor Hennadii Turin, reports Status Quo citing a source in the law enforcement agency.

Reliable sources report that the victim is Kharkiv Frunze district court judge Volodymyr Trofimov. The victim had worked in the Frunze court for many years. More details are expected

According to the site of the oblast department of police at 1:02 p.m. a call was made to the police by a 40-year-old man. He said that in the apartment located in the Moscow district area he found four decapitated bodies of his relatives: 58-year-old owner of the apartment, his 59-year-old wife, their 30-year-old son and his 29-year-old girlfriend.

A criminal investigation has been launched in accordance with part 2 of article 115 of the Criminal Code (murder). Police officers are conducting the necessary operational and investigative activities in order to identify the persons who committed this heinous crime.

On Saturday Ukraine celebrates the Day of court employees.


 
 
 
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