The Prosecutor General’s office found no cruelty in the dismemberment of PhD student historian Sokolov

Генпрокуратура не нашла жестокости в расчленении аспирантки историком Соколовым

The Prosecutor General’s office did not consider that associate Professor of St. Petersburg state University, Oleg Sokolov has committed a desecration of the body of the victim in the murder of PhD student Anastasia Eschenko, with whom he cohabited.

As reported by the lawyer Alexander Pachev scientist, quoted by the prosecution saw no cruelty or abuse of body, no relapse.

“Also not confirmed about the allegations of torture of other alleged victims,” he added.

The Prosecutor’s office qualified the incident as a premeditated murder during a domestic conflict on the basis of mutual jealousy. As a mitigating circumstance is seen the presence of the accused two young children and as aggravating the use of weapons and ammunition.

Earlier the lawyer of the victims confirmed that they will not insist on the qualification of murder as committed with cruelty – an attempt to get rid of the body does not say, and such a petition would weaken the position of the prosecution.

Ruposters wrote that in December last year, the falcons decided to write a book about the love of dismembered them graduate student. This was first published, the Soviet Sokolov sentence, which the lawyers called “actually good conduct”. He was convicted for the death of a man in the 1980s.

November 9, 2019 from the washer got 63-year-old drunken man. He was carrying a backpack, inside which is found the limbs of a woman. It turned out that the pensioner – known historian Oleg Sokolov, Professor, St. Petersburg state University. He tried to get rid of the body of his 24-year-old student and mistress Anastasia Yeshchenko, trying to drown her remains, but failed to keep his balance and he fell. After his arrest, the Professor had confessed to killing wife on 7 November. His words were considered a consequence of the voluntary surrender.