Lawyer Sergei Lukyanov, who defended the historian Oleg Sokolov, who is accused of the murder and dismemberment of graduate students, August 3, represents the interests of the Marina Kohala, the widow of rapper from Ukraine Andy Cartwright (Alexander Yushko), she is charged with such a crime. About this informed the Agency “Interfax” with reference to the joint press-service of the courts of St. Petersburg.
Lukyanov will protect the defendant by the lawyer Irina Scurtu.
Smolninsky district court of St. Petersburg decides the issue of election in respect of Kohala measure.
On the death of Cartwright became known on July 30. According to militiamen, the remains of the body of the musician was stored in the refrigerator in one piece. The wife of the musician was informed of his death a lawyer friend, after which he gave information to the police.
Kohala claimed that her husband died from a drug overdose. So fans did not know about addiction of the singer, she reportedly decided to dismember his body.
31 July Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation across St.-Petersburg has filed Kohala formally charged with the murder of her husband.
Historian and Reconstructor Sokolov was detained in St. Petersburg on 9 November 2019, after he extracted it from the river Moika with women’s hands in the backpack.
During the search of his apartment found a hacksaw, knives, axe, severed head of the girl, and also a sawn-off shotgun, from which, as believes a consequence, was killed by his graduate Anastasia Yeshchenko.
Sokolov on the court pleaded guilty to murder and dismemberment. Lukyanov 10 Jun refused its protection, reported by the United press service of vessels in Saint-Petersburg.