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A 54-year-old man beat his friend to death with a chair in Pustomyty district

Under the procedural supervision of the Pustomyty District Prosecutor’s Office, a 54-year-old local resident was served a notice of suspicion.

He is charged with intentional grievous bodily harm that caused the victim’s death (Article 121(2) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

According to the investigation, in May this year, in a village of Lviv district, the suspect beat his 61-year-old friend to death in the house where the latter temporarily lived.

The day before, the friends had been drinking alcohol together. During the feast, a domestic conflict arose between them, during which the defendant grabbed a chair and struck the victim on the head with it.

As a result of these blows, he suffered severe injuries, breaking the bones of his skull.

The man was admitted to hospital but died the same day.

At the request of the prosecutor, the suspect was chosen as a measure of restraint in the form of detention.

The pre-trial investigation is being carried out by investigators of the Police Department No. 3 of the Lviv District Police Department No. 2 of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Lviv Region.

Note: Pursuant to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine, a person is presumed innocent of committing a crime and shall not be subjected to criminal punishment until his or her guilt is proved by law and established by a court verdict of guilty.

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Lviv Regional Prosecutor’s Office

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