Russian citizen accused of murder of child in kindergarten found insane
MOSCOW, January 15 (RAPSI) - A resident of Naryan-Mar, a city in Russia’s Nenets Autonomous Area, who stands charged with killing a 6-year boy in a local kindergarten, has been found insane, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports.
According to the results of a psychiatric examination, the man suffers from a mental illness and was of unsound mind when committing the crime, the statement reads.
Investigators claim that on October 31, the resident of Naryan-Mar in a drunken state entered the local kindergarten and stabbed a child of 6 years with a knife. The boy died on the scene.
Initially, the man refused to give testimony, but later he pleaded guilty to the murder and told an investigator that he heard voices in his head. The defendant was put in detention.
Moreover, law enforcement officers arrested a guard of the kindergarten, who allowed the alleged murderer to enter the pre-school institution without obstruction. The guard was charged with providing substandard services that negligently led to the death of a minor, according to investigators.