Started a trial about the death of “the Russian Elon musk” in prison
The investigators find out the circumstances of the death in jail of the businessman Valery Wheat, nicknamed the “Russian Elon Musk”. On Tuesday, April 17, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the press service of the FSIN.
On the death of a Wheat, who was detained in SIZO-4 UFSIN of Russia for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region, under investigation by staff of the Investigative Committee. Simultaneously, the FPS conducts official investigation.
Entrepreneur and engineer Valery Wheat found dead in prison on 5 February. As reported by “Novaya Gazeta”, was originally the prison officials gave him the death look like suicide, but examination showed that the cause suffered injuries. The arrested man beaten, tortured and raped. His wife told reporters that shortly before the death of Wheat gave her three notes, which told me nothing to pay.
Wheat was detained in mid-January on suspicion in plunder of budgetary funds for the development of three-dimensional models of submarines of project 636 “Varshavyanka” for the defense Ministry. On these submarines is the very latest navigation equipment, resulting in greater secrecy. The project is considered one of the most successful Soviet and Russian underwater shipbuilding.
Friends and colleagues called Wheat “the Russian Elon Musk”.