Head of Belarusian house in Ukraine Shishov found hanged in Kyiv’s park

Source : 112 Ukraine

The police consider a few versions; one of them is intentional homicide
09:38, 3 August 2021

Belarusian house in Ukraine

The body of disappeared leader of the Belarusian house in Ukraine Vitaliy Shishov was found in one of the parks in Kyiv. He was found hanged as the National Police of Kyiv reported.

“Citizen of Belarus Vitaliy Shishov, who disappeared in Kyiv yesterday, was found hanged today in one of the Kyiv parks, not far from his residence place. The mobile phone and personal belongings of Vitaliy were seized from the crime scene,” the law enforcement bodies said.

The police have started that the criminal proceeded due to the intentional homicide and it will check all versions, including the murder disguised as the suicide.

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The police noted that the broad picture of the events will be established after the questioning of the witnesses, analysis of the video recordings from the Safe city system, holding of the expert studies, and investigative experiments.

Besides, the National Police urged everyone, who knew Vitaliy Shishov to provide information about the last weeks of his life, mental and emotional state, and possible threats.

Leader of the Belarusian house in Ukraine Vitaliy Shishov disappeared in Kyiv on August 2. The organization reported that Shishov went for the morning run and did not return.

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According to his acquaintances, unknown people followed him during the runs. Besides, suspicious people came to him and his girlfriend and tried to communicate with them.

The Belarusian house in Ukraine is the organization that also deals with the issues of the Belarusian political refugees. It helps them to find accommodation and work, get the consultations of the lawyers.

As we reported, journalist of the First Region Sergey Gordievich was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison in Belarus. The reason for such a sentence is the “offense” of Alexander Lukashenko and two militiamen.

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