In the Ryazan region, a couple was convicted of murder and arson of a house

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A resident of the Ulyanovsk region and his partner were convicted of murder and arson of a house in the Shatsk district of the Ryazan region. This is reported by the regional prosecutor’s office.

It was established that on the night of October 25, 2019, the Ulyanovsk citizen and his partner were in the victim’s house in the village of Yambirno, Shatsk district. During the conflict, the accused struck Ryazan with a knife at least 4 blows to the chest and 2 wounds to the neck, from which the man died on the spot.

The concubine, who witnessed the murder, suggested that the Ulyanovsk resident burn down the house in order to hide the crime. They poured gasoline on a rag and then set fire to the house and body.

The court sentenced the malefactor to 11 years and 6 months for murder, and his concubine 3 years with the application of Article 73 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

The verdict did not enter into force.