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Murder of Yerevan resident at Tlik village, suspect arrested, motive being found

27.02.2017 13:22

Measures are taken in Aragatsotn Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee to find circumstances of murder of Yerevan resident, born in 1997, Karlen Grigoryan.

On February 26, 2017 a call was received from the Head of Tlik community informing that there was a man’s body with bleeding injury on the neck in the field near the village of Tlik.

The investigatory-operative group immediately left for the site. The body of Yerevan resident K. Grigoryan, born in 1997, with numerous cut-pierced injuries on different parts of the body was found at the administrative area of the village Tlik of Aragatsotn region - on the village road.

A criminal case was initiated in Aragatsotn Regional Investigative Department according to the Part 1 of the Article 104 of RA Criminal Code. An investigatory group was formed.

Through inspection of the site a car of “Mercedes” make was found near the road to Tlik village – at 400 meters distance from the place where the body was found and near the car a knife was found. 24 year-old resident of Gyumri was apprehended from the area near the village of Tlik then was arrested on suspicion of committing the crime. The latter refused to give testimony as a suspect and expressed a desire to have a public defender.

K. Grigoryan was found the injured. Forensic medical examinations were commissioned to find circumstances significant for the criminal case. A number of persons, including an eye-witness were interrogated.

Preliminary investigation is ongoing. Measures are taken to provide the comprehensive, objective and complete investigation of circumstances, to find the murder motive.  

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

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