The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine finished the investigation of the murder of the former MP of the Russian State Duma Denys Voronenkov. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko held the briefing on this issue broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
The criminal proceeding towards the suspected persons, including the organizers of the murder, is passed to the court.
‘We succeed to establish all participants of the criminal group, including the order givers, organizers and perpetrators involved in this murder on the result of the large-scale investigation. We succeed to reconstruct the complete course of events from the preparation to the detentions of the suspect persons. We officially pass the documents of the criminal proceeding due to the murder of Voronenkov and attempted assassination of his bodyguard due to the criminal violation provided by part 2, article 115 Criminal Code of Ukraine to the court’, the Prosecutor General said.
According to Lutsenko, the investigation established that the Pavlo Parshov committed a murder by the previous concert with four citizens of Ukraine Vasylenko, Los, Levenets and Tarasenko. ‘The perpetrator of the murder, Parshov was shot during the committing of the murder, Los and Tarasenko were detained, Vasylenko and Levenets are on the wanted list. The investigation established that this is the contract murder’, he added.
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. He was earlier judged due to the gang rape, theft offence and hooliganism. ‘The hirer of the murder had the personal motive, he was a cohabitation husband of Maksakova that was the wife of Voronenkov’, Lutsenko emphasized.
Tyurin is already served with the charge papers in the commitment of the crimes provided by the number of articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue is about the intentional homicide with a mercenary motive, organization of the intentional illegitimate homicide of another person, intentional contract homicide and organization of the intentional illegitimate homicide of another person committed by the previous concert. The organizer of the Crimea is in Russia.
Moreover, Vasylenko and Levenets are also served with the charge papers. Their location is under the establishment. Levenets is on the international wanted list.
350 witnesses were questioned; hundreds of the security cameras records in the amount of three terabytes were worked within the criminal proceeding. Also, 60 searches were made, 430 temporary accesses to the things were gotten and the documents and 30 legal expertise were held.
Lutsenko also added that the Prosecutor General's Office will request the extradition of Tyurin and they do not exclude the putting of him on the international wanted list. The criminal proceeding of two detained persons will be considered in the Shevchenkivsky District Court of Kyiv.
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.