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Candidate for MP from Mykolayiv Region found dead

Apparently, he has committed a suicide.

Vasyl Mosyakin, a candidate for MP from the Opposition Bloc in single-seat constituency No 132, has been found in Pervomaysk, Mykolayiv Region.

The press service of the regional police said that security guards at his Flora company found his body with a gun wound on the premises.

"The main scenario is a suicide. A hunting rifle was near the killed man's body. According to preliminary reports, the candidate for MP shot himself in the chest," it said.

A criminal case was opened over premeditated murder.

Mosyakin was also a city councilor in Pervomaysk and an ex-member of Viktor Yanukovych's Party of Regions.

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