The prosecutor’s office of Kharkiv region has finished the investigation and referred to the court the case of the deliberate murder of a baby in the Velikoburlutsky district.
According to Vyacheslav Slostin, a senior investigator of the Prosecutor’s Office of Kharkiv Region, in April, a girl aged two and a half months was taken to the central district hospital by ambulance from one of the settlements with signs of beatings. The child died of his injuries the next day.
As the law enforcement officers found out, the crime was committed by the 28-year-old father of the girl, who did not work anywhere and abused alcohol. While intoxicated, the father beat the child with a stick for crying. At this time, the mother went to get milk.
The actions of the perpetrator are classified by the investigative body as the premeditated murder of a young child for hooligan motives, with particular cruelty. The case will be referred to the court for consideration on the merits.