A regional deputy chief in Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has been found dead in his home in Stavropol, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday.
Sergei Bondarenko was the
regional deputy head of the FSB's Department for Economic Affairs for
the Stavropol region in Russia's Southern Federal district.
Bondarenko's body was found with multiple stab
wounds and signs of struggle, Interfax reported, citing unnamed sources. “Most likely, it was murder,” one unidentified law
enforcement source told the news agency.
Bondarenko's home in
the center of Stavropol is monitored by security officers around the
clock. Law enforcement have not ruled out the possibility of suicide.
The FSB have not yet commented on reports of Bondarenko's
Yelena serves as a deputy in the Stavropol regional legislature, and
is currently campaigning for reelection.