The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine stated it expected a thorough and transparent investigation into the attack on Cherkasy-based reporter Vadym Komarov who passed away at a hospital on June 20. The press office of the diplomatic office reported that on Twitter.
'We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of Cherkasy journalist Vadym Komarov and stand with the Ukrainian people in expecting a thorough, transparent investigation into the attack on him', reads the post.
Vadym Komarov, the Ukrainian journalist and blogger died at a hospital after the attack. The unknown beat him up in the downtown of Cherkasy, central Ukraine on May 4. He suffered several hits to the head and was taken to a hospital. Komarov had two surgeries, staying in a coma all this time. According to Head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev, the case is investigated as a homicide. 46 days after the crime was committed, the investigation still has not found the assailant. Over a thousand people were interviewed in this case. Video records from more than a hundred cameras were checked.