In St. Petersburg held a regular meeting on the case of Oleg Sokolov, who is accused in the murder of PhD student Anastasia Yeshchenko. As the correspondent “of Rosbalt”, the court summoned the rescuer Ilya Dushkin, who caught the defendant from the washer at night on 9 November 2019.

the Service went to the scene at the request of the eyewitness who said the former teacher of St. Petersburg state University in the river.

“I Saw a man in the water who swam to the descent. <...> Was carrying a backpack in his hands. He swam to the descent, and I am Bobrovsky Kirill (another rescue — “Rosbalt”) hands pulled the defendant out of the water. Then we transferred him to an ambulance,” — said Dushkin.

According to him, he had not inspected the backpack, which investigators later discover a severed female hands. From Sokolov at the time of arrival of staff could smell alcohol, said the witness.

“I have the feeling that he had some aggravation of mental illness or something. Because he held the backpack. Atypical acted for a man who bathed in the Sink,” added Dushkin.

the hearing is continuing.

we will Remind, Oleg Sokolov is accused of the murder of PhD student Anastasia Yeshchenko with which they cohabited. According to the investigation, an ex-teacher of St. Petersburg state University on the background of jealousy shot four times in the girl, dismembered the body and tried to get rid of it in the Sink. The defendant has also been found in the river, which was announced to rescue the witness.

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