2 Jailed for Cannibalizing Girl
- The Moscow Times
- May. 06 2010 00:00
- Last edited 22:43
The St. Petersburg City Court on Wednesday sentenced two men to 19 and 18 years in prison for drowning a 16-year-old girl in a bathtub and cannibalizing her, the local branch of the Investigative Committee said in a statement.
Last week, a jury found Maxim Glavatskikh and Yury Mozhnov, both 20, guilty of killing the unidentified victim after a night of drinking. They then proceeded to dismember her and consume part of her remains before scattering the rest of her body across the city, the statement said.
The January 2009 attack gained wide notoriety after investigators said Glavatskikh, a florist identified at the time as Golovatskikh, and the unemployed Mozhnov were "members of the informal youth organizations 'goths' and 'emo.'" The case drew considerable scrutiny to the musical subcultures of St. Petersburg.
Glavatskikh was sentenced to 19 years in a maximum-security prison, while Mozhnov was handed an 18-year term, the statement said. Both men were also ordered to pay 21,000 rubles ($700) in damages and 1 million rubles ($33,700) for the emotional distress they caused, the local Fontanka.ru news portal reported.