Prosecutor General’s Office applies for extradition of Voronenkov’s murder contractor

Source : 112 Ukraine

The request was sent on October 9 but there is still no response
14:07, 24 October 2017

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine asks Russia to extradite the suspect in the contract murder of former MP of Russia State Duma Denis Voronenkov Vladimir Tyurin to Ukraine as Ukrainian News reported citing the source from the Prosecutor General’s Office.

According to the source, the request for the extradition was sent on October 9 but there is still no response from Russia.

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The press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office did not report in the sending of the request.

The former MP of the Russian State Duma Denis Voronenkov was shot in the downtown of Kyiv on March 23 at the intersection of Pushkinska and Shevchenko streets near the hotel ‘Premier Palace’. The bodyguard of the former MP injured the attacker. The medical workers tried to save the life of the shooter but he died in the hospital.

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The Prosecutor General’s Office held the briefing on the finishing of the investigation of this murder and announced the transfer of the case to the court. The investigation suspect five people: two of them are detained; two are on the wanted list and one of them died.

Related: Russian Investigative Committee questioned Tyurin on murder of Voronenkov

The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine established that the real hirer of a contract killer is Vladimir Tyurin, the crime boss and the citizen of Russia of the 1958 year of birth. Prosecutor General does not exclude the possibility of the trial in absentia and putting of him on the international wanted list. The former advocate of Tyurin called this information gibberish.


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