Sign above the entrance to the Investigating Committee of Armenia. Photo: press service of the Investigating Committee of Armenia,

27 November 2020, 19:36

Armenian Investigating Committee announces version on Russian contract soldier's death

In Gyumri, a contract soldier from the Russian military base died of natural causes, no criminal actions took place, Armenian investigators announced.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on November 26, a contract soldier of the Russian military base in Armenia was found dead in an apartment in Gyumri, and law enforcers launched an investigation in to the case.

Following the statement voiced by the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD), the Investigating Committee of Armenia confirmed that no signs of violent death were found on the body of the Russian contract soldier. He died suddenly due to natural reasons, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was informed by Rima Yeganyan, the press secretary for the Investigating Committee of Armenia.

Rima Yeganyan emphasized that no criminal actions had taken place. "The final conclusions about the cause of the contract soldier's death will be made after the expert opinion," Rima Yeganyan added. She did not specify the age and the name of the deceased contract soldier.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 27, 2020 at 12:35 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent

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