The Ukrainian interior Ministry has released a composite sketch of a suspect in the murder Babchenko

The Ukrainian interior Ministry has released a composite sketch of a suspect in the murder Babchenko

MOSCOW — RIA Novosti. MIA has released a composite sketch of the suspect in the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko.

“At present drawn sketch of a suspect in the murder of Arkady Babchenko. Established by the witnesses and the circumstances of the incident. At the scene works investigative team, the operational units of the National police, as well as GUNP in Kiev”, — cited the words of the first Deputy Chairman of the National police of Ukraine Vyacheslav Abroskin in the Twitter Department.

According to published reports, is a man of 40-45 years old with a gray beard and a dark blue baseball cap. His height is 175-180 cm, average body type, has the stomach, the report States. Was dressed in a denim jacket and jeans.

Previously a member of the Board of the interior Ministry of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko reported about murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko. He several times shot in the back on the landing, when he was returning home from the store. Babchenko died in the ambulance.

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At the scene on the street Nikolsko-Sloboda on duty investigative team, opened a criminal case. According to preliminary information, the killer could have an accomplice.

The interior Ministry also said that neighbors of the victim heard shots. The police believe that the criminal used a silencer.

Arkady Babchenko worked as a war correspondent in “Moskovsky Komsomolets” and “Novaya Gazeta”, has collaborated with channel one and TVC, covered the events of the Georgian-Ossetian conflict.

The journalist has fled Russia after ambiguously spoke about the victims of the crash of Tu-154 in December 2016. In Kiev, he led the program “Prime: Babchenko” on channel ATR.