MOSCOW, October 20 (Itar-Tass) - Russia’s Investigative Committee has reported it solved the murder of a priest in the Krasnodar territory.
The Investigative Committee’s spokesperson Vladimir Markin said “the detained Yuri Skripalev, a 42 year-old resident of Belorechensk, is suspected of murdering Priest Nikolak Medentsev. The suspect told detectives how he had committed the crime.”
The reason for the murder was a dispute between the suspect and the priest’s wife, the former wife of the suspect. Skripalev had claimed to her property. He committed the crime as the court rejected his demand.
On Saturday, the traffic police found an Audi car, which had crashed into a tree. In the car’s trunk was the body of the car owner, his head was broken. The investigators suppose the detained and the priest’s wife had a dispute, where the priest supported the wife. In the morning on October 19, the man killed the priest by his house, set the house on fire and wanted to take the body in the trunk, but bumped into a tree.