The police called versions of the death of the journalist Shchetinina

Полиция назвала версии гибели журналиста Щетинина

Alexander Shchetinin was found dead in his apartment in Kiev

The main version – suicide and professional activity.

The police considers two versions of the death of Russian journalist Alexander Shchetinin in Kiev. This was stated by the head of the national police of Kiev Andrey Krishchenko.

“Open proceedings under article 115 “Deliberate murder“. Until all the facts until you have done all examination, forensic medical examination – we are investigating this as murder. Several versions: suicide, professional activity – these are the main areas in which we work,” he was quoted 112 Ukraine.

He noted that the door to the apartment Shchetinina was indeed closed, but one of his friends had the keys. While Krishchenko did not comment on the contents of the suicide note.

In turn, the speaker of the Ministry of internal Affairs Artem Shevchenko announced that Shchetinina was a certain suicidality.

In his opinion, now the picture is characteristic and typical for a suicide.

“Not going to talk about the findings, will provide the experts during the investigation, the official. I would not want them in advance of. But from the contacts that I had, I trust, that the picture of the crime and, in particular, the state of the body does not give grounds for some considerable suspicion. But really it should be fully investigated and conclusions will be available then” – quoted Shevchenko 112 Ukraine.

As reported, Alexander Shchetinin was found dead on the balcony of his apartment in his birthday.

Shchetinin was the founder and editor-in-chief of the Russian news Agency “New region”. In February 2014 he announced his retirement from the news Agency, where he worked for 17 years. Then he explained his action by the “pressure on the Russian version of the Agency by the authorities of the Russian Federation”.