EKATERINBURG, 9 March – RIA Novosti. Ura.ru correspondent Oleg Manvarov was found dead in a dorm room in the town of Berezovsky, Sverdlovsk region, Aleksandr Shulga, a senior assistant to the head of the Investigative Committee for the Sverdlovsk region, told reporters on Tuesday.
“On the evening of March 9, 2021, journalist Oleg Manvarov was found dead in his home in a house on Mira Street in the city of Berezovsky. The investigation department for the city of Berezovsky of the Investigative Committee for the Sverdlovsk Region organized a pre-investigation check into the death of a man. According to preliminary data, there are no obvious signs of a criminal death , death was non-violent, “he said.
Nevertheless, during the check, a forensic medical examination will be carried out to find out the exact cause of death, relatives and acquaintances of the deceased are being interviewed, Shulga said.
The head of the press service of the regional police chief Valery Gorelykh told reporters that information about the journalist's death was received by the Berezovsky police station at 18.30 (16.30 Moscow time) through a single dispatch service. Operatives of the Criminal Investigation Department of the territorial OVD under the leadership of the Chief of Police Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Temnikov and employees of the regional TFR promptly arrived at the indicated address.
“The man's body was found in his room, on the second floor of the five-story dormitory building where he lived, judging by the discovered communal” payment “in his name. According to preliminary data, at the end of February, approximately, on the 26th, he did not come to work, did not answer calls, stopped going out on social networks. When examining the scene, the detectives found that the order in the house was not violated, the deceased was in home clothes. By visual signs, there is no reason to believe that any crime was committed against the journalist, ” – noted Gorelykh.