The Ryazan regional court delivered a verdict in the case of the murder of five people in Elatma. The convict received a life sentence
On May 11, the Ryazan Regional Court passed a sentence on a resident of the village. Elatma, Kasimovsky district, Ryazan region. He was found guilty of premeditated murder of five people (clause “a” part 2 of article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder of two or more persons).
As the court established, at about 10 p.m. on April 4, 2020, under the windows of his apartment, the convict heard loud sounds that prevented his children from sleeping. A verbal conflict arose between him and the noisy company, during which the victims went to the entrance of the convict’s house.
The convict armed himself with a hunting carbine and fired four aimed shots at the victims who were in close proximity to him. Three young people died on the spot.
And the married couple ran out into the street, where the convict shot them three more times. Including in the head of a young man. The spouses died from their wounds on the steps of the porch leading to the entrance of the convict’s house.
The court took into account the partial admission of guilt and the presence of young children.
The Ryazan Regional Court found the man guilty and sentenced him to life imprisonment to be served in a special regime correctional colony.
The verdict has not entered into force and can be appealed to a higher court.