Ex-FSB Officer Hanged

A former Federal Security Service colonel accused of having unlawful sex with two 15-year-old girls was found hanged in a pretrial detention center in Moscow, the tabloid Lifenews.ru reported Thursday, citing a law enforcement source.

The 50-year-old man, who was not identified, was detained on suspicion of convincing the girls to have sex with him in his car July 15, the report said.

The girls, who claimed that they were looking for a rich patron but not a sexual partner, told their parents, who complained to police.

It was unclear Thursday whether the police were treating the death as suicide or murder.

(MT)


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