Russian doctor was sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing a nurse in the red zone

The court sentenced a doctor from Kursk who beat and strangled a nurse in the red zone freedom of the doctor Andrei Suragin. This was reported to “” in the press service of the court.

He was found guilty under Article 105 (“Murder”) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. The court also granted civil claims in favor of the injured party. The convict will pay the parents of the deceased four million rubles: 1.5 million rubles were recovered in favor of the father of the deceased, and 2.5 million rubles were recovered in favor of the mother.

During the investigation, the doctor partially admitted his guilt. He stated that he did not remember all the circumstances of the incident, as he was very drunk. “I don’t remember anything, and judging by all the data and facts, apparently, I caused bodily harm (…) I’m not running away from responsibility, if this was so, then I’ll answer for it,” the accused quotes.

At the trial, Suragin also apologized to the mother of the girl he killed, Interfax reports.

According to the investigation, the murder took place on the night of March 26-27 in the red zone intended for treatment patients with COVID-19, the intensive care unit of the Fatezh hospital. Suragin was on duty with a 21-year-old nurse. Being in a state of alcoholic intoxication, he began to molest the girl, and she gave him a slap in the face. After that, the doctor pounced on her. Suragin beat the girl and then squeezed her neck until she passed out. He threw the nurse right at the elevator and ran away. The body was found by colleagues from the intensive care unit, however, despite the medical assistance provided, the Russian woman died.



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