The suspect in the brutal murder of a mother and child in Ovidiopol on December 29, 2016, hanged himself in prison, it was reported to the "Interfax-Ukraine" agency by the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Odessa region.
According to prosecutors, doctors pronounced the man dead in the morning of Saturday, January 28.
According to preliminary information, the death was caused by mechanical neck asphyxia by hanging on the sheet.
The prosecutor's office noted that since January 4, 2017 the man was detained in solitary confinement.
"Such measures have been imposed by the penitentiary administration at the request of the regional prosecutor's in connection with the available information about the possible illegal acts against this man by other prisoners,” the press-service reported.
As it was reported earlier, 31-year-old man was suspected in brutal murder: the charred bodies of women and a child found with their heads severed.