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 Female suspect in cop murder attempts to slit own throat, - Censor.NET source. DOCUMENT (in Ukrainian)

Victoriia Zaverukha, suspected of killing police officers on May 4, 2015, attempted to slash her throat while being transferred to a remand prison from of the Kyiv Emergency Hospital.

As reported by Censor.NET citing a source in the Prosecutor General's Office, no injuries have been inflicted, her life being out of danger. After the incident, prosecutor general Yurii Lutsenko ordered to take Zaverukha back to hospital.

The source has provided her handwritten statement.

Watch more: Аppeal Court of Kyiv made no decision in Zaverukha, Romaniuk, and Kosheliuk case so far, - MP Lutsenko. PHOTOS+VIDEO

On the night of May 4, 2015, in Kyiv's Lesnyi Masyv district, a shoot-out occurred. According to the Interior Ministry, unknowns ransacked a gas station and escaped killing several policemen. The victims turned out to be former Berkut officers - Ukraine's disbanded riot police force. Their names are among those who smashed the cars and severely beat Automaidan activists in Kriposnyi Lane during the Revolution of Dignity. Later, the police detained three suspects, including Zaverukha.

On Nov. 23, 2016, the court extended Viktoriia Zaverukha, Andrii Romaniuk and Yevhen Kosheliuk's detention period by 60 days.

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