The mayor of Kryvyi Rih, Kostyantyn Pavlov, was found dead in the village of Vilne near the city. This was announced by the People's Deputy of Ukraine, co-chairman of the political party Opposition Platform - For Life Vadym Rabinovich on his page on Facebook.
"The mayor of Kryvyi Rih and the head of our organization, Kostya Pavlov, was killed," Rabinovich wrote.
According to the source, Pavlov's body was found on the veranda of the house, a gun was found next to him.
The interlocutor in the Ministry of Internal Affairs noted that from the moment the shot was fired, the deceased managed to walk 10 meters.
The death of the mayor was confirmed by the governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region Valentyn Reznichenko in a commentary to Strana.
Pavlov represented the Opposition Platform - For Life party in the 2020 mayoral elections in Kryvyi Rih. Pavlov won with 56.97% (97,591 votes).