Russia’s MFA worker in Moscow shot dead his own family and then committed suicide, reports Ren TV.
The man shot in the face of his wife, his daughter tried to run away and got shot in the back. A five-year old girl and her mother died.
After the murder the man committed suicide.
A criminal case was opened under Part 2 Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russian Federation (murder of two or more people), according to the press service of the Investigation Committee in Moscow.
“One version of the investigation says that at night on May 15, 2017 the bodies of a man, a woman a young girl with gunshot wounds were found in the apartment of a residential building located along Leninsky avenue in Moscow. It is found out that the woman, along with her daughter, was visiting an old acquaintance who during the meeting, took out a hunting rifle and shot at them at least two times. From the wounds received, mother and daughter died at the scene. After that, the man committed suicide. At present, investigators and criminalists continue to work at the scene, relatives, neighbors and possible eyewitnesses are interviewed. Investigative actions are being carried out, aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the incident. The investigation continues,” states the message.
Earlier it was reported that Russian Federation initiated criminal case regarding Voronenkov’s murder. Investigator Denis Zherenov is working on this case, he is also investigating fraud case against Voronenkov.