Censor.NET reports referring to the Odesa region police department press service.
"Special operation to capture the attacker who committed a double murder in the town of Ovidiopol is over. The criminal has been detained," the statement notes.
On Dec. 29, the police were reported one of the houses in Ovidiopol had caught fire. During the examination of the house, a charred female corpse and a dead child were found.
The identity of the perpetrator was immediately established. He is 31-year-old resident of Ovidiopol Dmytro Pohorielov.
Nobody was hurt during the operation. The police are establishing the motives behind the crime.