MOSCOW, March 3 – RIA Novosti. A teenager suspected of murdering a family in the Perm Territory was in Yekaterinburg, he will be taken for investigative actions to the Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Perm Territory, according to the agency's website.
Earlier, the Investigative Committee reported that the bodies of three people were found in a private house in the village of Oktyabrsky. Investigators initially assumed that the murdered were a mother and her two minor children, and put her husband on the wanted list. However, later, a RIA Novosti source said that law enforcement officers changed their orientation.
According to local media, the man himself was one of the killed. After that, the police began to search for the spouses' 16-year-old son. Law enforcement agencies opened a criminal case under the article “Murder of two or more persons, including a minor, with special cruelty.”
“Initially, the relatives of the victims mistakenly identified one of the bodies of a minor teenager. This was due to the severe disfigurement of the face and head of the deceased, caused by the presence of a large number of chopped wounds,” the UK said in a statement.
According to the Investigative Committee, on the evening of March 1, in a private residential building in the village of Oktyabrsky, Perm Territory, a young man hacked his family members with an ax. After that, the teenager left the region by taxi. The motives for the crime are being established.
If the defendant is found guilty, he could face a sentence of up to life imprisonment.