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 Hrabovskyi’s body found 27 kilometers away from Zhashkiv in abandoned garden, - Military Prosecutor Matios

The body of lawyer Yurii Hrabovskyi was found 27 kilometers away from Zhashkiv in an abandoned garden.

Main Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios announced today at a briefing, Censor.NET informs.

"Another person involved in disappearance of lawyer Hrabovskyi was apprehended yesterday morning due to painstaking efforts of a small group of the most proficient officers of the Security Service together with military prosecutor's office investigators and the Odesa region SBU officers. His confession was later obtained. The person was detained in the Odesa region," he said.

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According to the military prosecutor, it was this person's testimony, thanks to which Hrabovskyi's body was found and the details of his murder were established.

"The information on lawyer Hrabovskyi's place of murder has been obtained from him," he said.

"Upon completion of all proceedings, a small group of SBU officers under my leadership has left for the Kyiv region. We were searching for a place of burial and the place of murder of lawyer Hrabovskyi starting from 7 p.m. yesterday until 4 a.m. today. We had found a place of his burial in an abandoned garden 27 km away from the city of Zhashkiv at 4 a.m. thanks to online use of numerous technical means," Matios added.

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"Hrabovskyi's body location was not established immediately after we started exploratory digging. The examination of the scene is currently underway. I can say in advance that the evidence of violent death as well as kill shot have been found on his body," he added.
 
 
 
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