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Investigative Committee reveals preliminary cause of death of private Korzhych

There were no bodily injuries, other than the characteristic strangulation band on the body of the deceased private Korzhych, who died in September in a military unit near Borisov.

Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Belarus Ivan Noskevich told journalists about the first results of investigative examinations. As part of the investigation, 13 criminal cases have been initiated, which are united into one.

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Ivan Noskevich, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus:
About 15-20 investigators are involved in this criminal case daily. At the moment, 13 criminal cases have been initiated and merged into one within the framework of the investigation. They include hazing and negligence (the case was instituted against the commander and deputy commander of the company where Korzhych served). A fraud case was instituted against the ensign of the same company.

We received a forensic report, according to which there is not a single physical injury on the body of the deceased Korzhych except for a strangulation furrow.

Investigative Committee reveals preliminary cause of death of private Korzhych