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Teen Murder Suspects Held

Five teenagers aged 15 to 17, all residents of the Moscow region town of Balashikha, were detained in connection with a series of murders in the area, the regional branch of the Investigative Committee said Tuesday.

The teenagers are suspected of murdering four people from October to December, the report said.

The suspects appeared to have been killing on a whim, attacking one of the victims for his rude reply to their question, “Why are you walking around here?” a committee source told Rosbalt news agency.

(MT)


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