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MOSCOW, May 19 (Itar-Tass) - Circus actor Yevgeny Maranogli was found dead with numerous knife wounds in the Moscow regional town Dzerzhinsky, the Russian Investigative Committee told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
Honoured actor of circus, clown Yevgeny Maranogli, 61, was found dead with numerous knife wounds in the evening on May 18, the Investigative Committee said.
The criminal case was opened under Article 105 Part 1 of the Russian Criminal Code for murder.
“During the search at the murder scene the detectives found that the victim received no less than six knife wounds in the body, his throat is cut, he received injuries on the palms that proves that the murder victim protected himself,” the Investigative Committee said.
The detectives are investigating several versions of the murder, including the murder during a drinking party, because the traces of the party are found in the flat. Meanwhile, the detectives do not rule out that the murder was committed in the attempt of an armed attack, as the traces of search were found in the flat.