The military prosecutor of the central region of Ukraine has conducted an investigation on 7 August into the death of a soldier in the training center Desna in the region of Chernihiv. According to the prosecutor's office, the soldier committed suicide and shot 16 cartridges in his head. This information is provided by the press service of the public prosecutor's office.
"During the preliminary investigation, the location of the incident was inspected (part of the site on the territory of the unified armament depots of the military unit), during which conditions were determined that indicate the possible suicide of the deceased soldier, namely personal shooting with a A machine gun shot is made of the position of the deceased's body, the location of the arms and sleeves (scattering up to 0.5 m), the time needed to shoot 16 laps (1.5 seconds) and the absence of traces of b rby, moving or the body, etc. " to drag, – said in a statement.
It should be noted that during the interrogation of soldiers who served with the deceased and who on that tragic day was directly on duty with him, the researchers found out that the soldier was in a good mood, not complaining about family problems, no hazing during the military service. were applied. . There were no conflicts with the order of the unit or with colleagues.
Now, at the suggestion of the military prosecutor's office of the Desniansky garrison in the central region of Ukraine, a judicial handwriting investigation has been commissioned to establish the authorship of the suicide certificates. In addition, a number of studies will be carried out – forensic and ballistic.
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Recall, on August 7 at about 20:50 on the combined warehouses of weapons and military unit found the body of a soldier of urgent military service 1997 p., The arrow of the company guarding one of the military units, with a gunshot on the head.
Earlier the military prosecutor Anatoly Matios reported that average weekly 2-3 soldiers who commit suicide. Of these, about 80% had signs of a post-traumatic syndrome.
According to official information, since the beginning of hostilities in the Donbass at least 554 soldiers of the APU committed suicide.
Read more about the methods of rehabilitation of Ukrainian soldiers in an article by Victoria Lavrenyuk "Psychological and medical rehabilitation of military personnel: what is new in legislation?" in the weekly Mirror of the Week, Ukraine.