Historian-dismantler Sokolov was not released under house arrest

City court of St. Petersburg left in jail ex-teacher of St. Petersburg state University, Oleg Sokolov, accused in the murder of PhD student Anastasia Yeshchenko. The lawyer insisted on softening of conditions of detention.

“the Defender requested the measure to change to house arrest. Motivated infection COVID-19 Sokolov and the inability to meet with parents”, — told the United press service of the courts of the city.

the Arguments of counsel the judge was not convinced. The historian will remain in custody at least until September 23.

we will Remind, ex-teacher of St. Petersburg state University, Oleg Sokolov, according to the official version, killed and dismembered his beloved student Anastasia Yeshchenko. Body part he tried to drown in the Sink, however, conceal the crime was not possible. The historian is charged with murder and illegal possession of weapons.

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