Voronenkov's killer was Ukrainian citizen - Interior Ministry

Voronenkov's killer was Ukrainian citizen - Interior MinistryThe killer of former Russian State Duma deputy Denis Voronenkov has been identified, Ukrainian Interior Ministry spokesman Artem Shevchenko said. "His identity has been established, he is a citizen of Ukraine," he said.

This is reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

Shevchenko did not name the killer.

As reported earlier, Voronenkov was shot dead in central Kyiv on Thursday. The killer was wounded by the ex-deputy's security guard and died later in hospital.

Kyiv-based (Observer) news portal said, referring to its sources, that Voronenkov's killer was on the wanted list.

Read also: Voronenkov murder: Ukraine PGO has two main theories

"The killer was born in 1988. He was wanted by Dnipro law enforcement officers for committing crimes under Articles 205 and 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (sham business and legalisation of proceeds from crime)," reported.
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