12 May 2017, 01:10

In Volgograd Region, local woman reveals circumstances of her adopted son's death

A four-year-old boy, whose adoptive parents were arrested on suspicion of kidnapping another child, died after getting burns to his feet. This was told to investigators by the adoptive mother of the boy. According to her testimony, she buried the child's body secretly from her family members on the outskirts of the farmyard of Yarsky of the Chernyshkovsky District.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on May 7, in the Rostov Region, a man and a woman kidnapped a three-year-old child and fled. On May 8, a boy was found in the Volgograd Region. The 48-year-old spouses suspected of the kidnapping, who took care of five minor children, including four adopted children, were taken into custody. On May 10, on the outskirts of the farm yard Yarsky of the Volgograd Region, the body of the four-year-old adopted son was found. The arrested spouses are suspected of his death. The investigators put forward a version that the adoptive parents could kill the child.

The suspected woman gave evidence to the investigators concerning the circumstances of the death of her adopted son. According to the woman, in early September of 2016, at home, the boy overturned a pot of boiling water standing on a stove and got burns to his feet; however, no medical assistance was rendered to him.

According to the testimony of the adoptive mother, on September 27, she found the boy dead and buried his body in the backyard of her house. Then she told her children and husband about the disappearance of the boy and voiced a version of his kidnapping by the biological mother.

The investigators report that the exact cause of the boy's death will be revealed in the course of the forensic medical examination.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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