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Detainee dies in Kiev's remand centre

The Kiev prosecutor's office is checking the Kiev remand centre, also known as Lukyanivskyy.

Detainee dies in Kiev's remand centre
Photo: Max Trebukhov

The Kiev prosecutor's office has initiated yet another investigation into the actions of the Kiev remand centre staff over the death of a detainee in the early hours of 14 January 2016.

The press service of the prosecutor's office has said on Facebook that, according to preliminary medical conclusions, a 35-year-old man, who was sentenced to six years in prison and has been kept in this ward since July 2015, died of an acute cardiovascular disease.

A pre-trial investigation is under way.

As reported earlier, a member of the far-right White Hammer organization, Makar Kolesnikov, died in the Lukyanivskyy remand centre on 1 January.

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