A resident of Lviv region killed an elderly woman

Житель Львовской области убил пожилую женщину

The attacker, who had beaten to death an elderly woman, was put into custody in Lviv.

Under the procedural leadership of the Lviv local Prosecutor’s office No. 2, the investigators of the Shevchenkovsky police Department announced the suspect 55-year-old native of Lviv in the Commission of a premeditated murder (item 6 of part 2 of article 115 of the criminal code of Ukraine).

We are talking about the incident, which occurred on the morning of 05.03.2019, in the kitchen of apartments Lviv resident. Established that the man came to the woman’s home to steal alcohol and money. The villain struck a 74-year-old victim a punch in the face, she fell to the floor. Then dragged her into the room, tied his hands, legs and mouth with transparent adhesive tape and kept beating on the head, then strangled.

During pre-trial investigation to the suspect a preventive measure in the form of detention. For the Commission of specified criminal offenses, the sanction of article provides punishment for the term from 10 till 15 years or lifelong imprisonment with property confiscation. At present pre-judicial investigation proceeds.