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 MP Herashchenko: Investigators believe someone helped Rossoshanskyi hide Nozdrovska’s body, but he was one who committed murder

Yuri Rossoshanskyi charged with murder of lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska could have had an accomplice who helped him hide the body.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to Interfax-Ukraine, this was said by Adviser to Interior Minister, People’s Front faction MP Anton Herashchenko.

"He could have had an accomplice who helped him hide the body later. The investigators are establishing it and they will definitely find it out," Herashchenko told journalists Tuesday.

He said the investigators had reasons to believe that someone could have helped Rossoshanskyi hide the body of Nozdrovska.

"But it was he who stabbed Nozdrovska to death which he has admitted," the lawmaker stressed.

On Jan. 1, 2018, journalist Volodymyr Tymofiichuk reported the body of Nozdrovska who went missing two days earlier found in the river on the outskirts of Demydiv village in the Vyshhorod district.

The police later confirmed that Nozdrovska was murdered. For two years the victim had sought punishment for a resident of Demydiv village Dmytro Rossoshanskyi charged with committing hit-and-run under influence in which Nozdrovska’s sister Svitlana Sapatynska was killed. Rossoshanskyi’s uncle chaired Vyshgorod district court at that time.

Obukhiv court sentenced Rossoshanskyi to seven years in prison following the trial that lasted more than two years. Rossoshanskyi’s lawyers nearly managed to set the criminal free under amnesty at the hearing in Kyiv-based Court of Appeals on Dec. 27. The appellate court ruled the court of first instance to review the case and left Rossoshanskyi in custody for 60 days.

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On Jan. 2, Nozdrovska’s relatives and friends as well as activists and concerned people held a rally outside the building of the National Police Main Directorate in charge of Kyiv and the Kyiv region demanding to find those involved in the high profile murder.

On Jan. 8, the law enforcers said they had detained a suspect in Nozdrovska’s murder - the father of Dmytro Rossoshanskyi. 

On Jan. 9, the court placed Rossoshanskyi into pre-trial custody for 60 days without the right to post a bail.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3044623