Lawyer, historian Sokolov, dismembered graduate student, will be asked on house arrest

the Court will consider the request for house arrest of Oleg Sokolov, accused in the murder of PhD student Anastasia Yeshchenko. This TV channel “Saint-Petersburg” said the lawyer, historian Alexander Pachev. According to him, to release the defendant from the detention center is because of the threat of the spread COVID-19, however, these reasons are not limited.

“because of the impossibility of visiting the prison 84-year-old parents of the accused because the prescribed isolation and their actual health status, the need to care for them and young children,” said Pochaev.

to Solve the issue of the measure of restraint will be on may 26.

the Resumption of the case on the merits is scheduled for June 9, but the process already has been delayed several times due to pandemic coronavirus.

we will Remind, ex-teacher of St. Petersburg state University, Oleg Sokolov was charged with possession of weapons and murder of PhD student Anastasia Eschenko, with whom he was romantically involved. The girl’s body was dismembered historian and tried to throw in the Wash, however, to conceal the crime failed.

the Psychiatric examination confirmed insanity of the scientist, he admitted guilt.

the Lawyer has repeatedly put forward various versions of murder, including the influence of the full moon and the pressure of the enemies.

Previously, the court denied the defense in the room Sokolov under house arrest. Now the former teacher is in jail.

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