“Yes, he was found dead yesterday. It is a suicide,” Kyiv Criminal Police Chief Herman Prystupa said.
Strana.ua reports that the businessman was found in his apartment with a gunshot in the head. Vulf was found by friends who came to visit the businessman because he had not been in touch for a long time.
It is reported that the door to the apartment was locked, the lawyer opened it with his own key. Vulf’s bloodied body with the shot head was found in a hallway on the floor. He had a Scorpion machine pistol in his hands and one cartridge case was lying near him.
An acquaintance added that earlier Vulf called him and said he was feeling unwell.
According to the agency, at the end of November of last year, over $200,000 was stolen from the apartment of a businessman.
Leonid Vulf was originally from Kryvy Rih and in the 1990s he founded EuroCommodities company in an offshore area on Nevis island. Large shipments of metal were being sent to Israel and other countries through this company. The company's profits were estimated at tens of millions of dollars.
Vulf was a business partner of Vadym Shulman, who filed against oligarch Ihor Kolomoysky to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.