In the Mexican Cancun, the court on Thursday, June 1, resumed the trial of Russian Alexei Makeyev, who is accused of premeditated murder. The judge ruled on pre-trial detention for a period of one and a half years, told RIA Novosti the Russian Consul in Mexico Dmitry Bolbot.
The court found sufficient grounds to start the process. The appointed period of three months to gather all the materials in the case, and then will begin hearings with the involvement of lawyers.
Makeev for the trial will be in jail for temporary detention, he identified a free lawyer. According to a source in office of public Prosecutor of the state of Quintana Roo, the possible prison sentence faced by the Russians, can range from 25 to 50 years.
Bolbot stressed that the Embassy is ready to provide Makeeva all necessary assistance, despite his refusal to cooperate and unwillingness under any circumstances to return to Russia.
May 19, several hundred people surrounded the house Makeyev and attacked him. One Mexican was wounded and died after the attack, the Russian was seriously injured. In the night of may 30, Makeev, after the failure of the operations was discharged from the hospital and placed into custody, but later, he returnedto the hospital.
The aggression of the locals Makeev caused by the fact that for no reason insulted people on the streets, including women and children, recorded their actions on video and posted to the Internet. In many videos he insulted Mexicans on racial grounds, and showed a swastika.
His behavior Makeev known in Russia. It was filmed by the TV show “confession” alleging that he is mentally ill.