Prosecutors of the Mykolaiv regional prosecutor's office, together with police investigators and criminalists, found three people killed as a result of Russian military aggression in the de-occupied territory of Novopetrivka village of the Shyroke community in Bashtanka District.
"According to the investigation, the bodies belong to local residents - men aged 39, 42 and 55," the Prosecutor-General's Office said.
According to the conclusions of forensic experts, the bodies bear signs of torture. Two men have gunshot wounds.
Investigative actions are currently underway to establish the circumstances of the crime. The pre-trial investigation was opened over violation of the laws and customs of war combined with premeditated murder (Part 2 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).