Natspolitsiya Kiev confirmed the death of journalist Alexander Shchetinin

Нацполиция Киева подтвердила смерть журналиста Александра Щетинина

The Metropolitan police confirmed the death of Russian journalist Alexander Shchetinin. These data are published head of the Department of communication of GU-Ukraine in Kiev, Oksana Blischik on his page in Facebook.

“The police finds out circumstances of death of the journalist,” wrote Blischik.

It is noted that the corresponding message was received in Podolsk management of the site around midnight.

“When the scene arrived investigative team, on the balcony discovered a man with a gunshot wound to the head. According to the preliminary conclusions of the medical examiner, the death occurred in the period from 20:00 to 21:30,” – said Oksana Blischik.

According to her, it later emerged that the 54-year-old native of the Russian Federation for several years he lived in Kiev, was the Director of e-publishing.

It is also reported that upon inspection of the scene police seized a spent shell casing, traumatic gun shops to it and a suicide note. The door was closed, the atmosphere in the house had broken.

Blischik also said that information about the incident was registered accordingly, the criminal proceedings under part 1 St. 115 (Premeditated murder) of UK of Ukraine with an additional legal qualification – “suicide”. The police establishes all circumstances of CIEE tragichno event.

We will remind, recently it was reported that on the night of 27 to 28 August in the apartment on the street Konstantinovskaya, was found dead journalist Alexander Shchetinin. It was noted that he was found by friends.