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Young Woman Stabbed for over 65 Times; Charge Pressed

03.09.2018 15:23

In the result of measures taken within the criminal case investigated in the Investigative Division of Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee the motive of young woman’s murder, a number of circumstances significant for the case were found out. Charge was pressed against 38 year-old man.

The young woman’s body with numerous cut-pierced injuries was found on August 30, 2018 in one of the houses of Araratyan Street of Yerevan which the woman had rented.

Through inspection of the scene bloodlike traces, fingerprints, a knife with a bloodlike trace were found.

In the result of urgent actions conducted within the criminal case the woman’s murder was disclosed, the person having committed the alleged crime was identified, his relation with the victim, the motive of the argument were found out.

Pursuant to preliminary investigation data the incident took place on the early morning of April 30, 2018. During the argument about personal matters the woman was stabbed for more than 65 times with a cutting-piercing item which caused her death.

On the base of the evidence obtained through the criminal case investigated in the RA IC Shengavit administrative district of Yerevan Investigative Department charge was pressed against the man, born in 1980, according to the Part 1 of the Article 104 of RA Criminal Code. Detention was chosen as a pretrial measure against him.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing.

Note; Everyone charged with alleged crime offence shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law.


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