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Yevsyukov’s Parents Sue

The parents of Denis Yevsyukov, the police officer serving a life sentence for going on a Moscow shooting rampage in April 2009, have sued the Federal Prison Service in an attempt to move their son to a prison near Moscow, Interfax reported Tuesday.

Yevsyukov is incarcerated in the Arctic Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, but his parents want him relocated closer to home so relatives could maintain contact with him, the report said.

Hearings into the lawsuit are to start Monday. A Federal Prison Service spokesman said Tuesday that Yevsyukov’s placement in the Arctic colony violated no rules.

(MT)

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