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 Suspect in organization of journalist Serhiienko's murder detained, - Prosecutor General Lutsenko. PHOTO

Cherkasy region police and prosecutors have detained in Kyiv a person suspected of organizing a high-profile murder of journalist Vasyl Serhiienko, an active participant of the Revolution of Dignity and a hero of Ukraine.

This was announced by Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"On April 4, 2014, V. Serhiienko was beaten and kidnapped from his home courtyard in Korsun Shevchenkivskyi. On the next day his body was found 15 kilometers from the town, in Vyhraievskyi forest, with handcuffs and signs of tortures.

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"A detained person is Melnyk V.A., who worked as a security guard of a people's deputy in 2014, and has been hiding and put on the wanted list after the assassins were detained. His arrest is being considered, investigation continues," Prosecutor General said.

Censor.NET believes the detained person is a former chief of security for MP Hennadii Bobov. Earlier, Serhiienko's colleagues said Bobov was linked to the crime.

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