Man Confesses to Murder at Uzbekistan Diplomatic Mission in St. Petersburg
A man arrived at the diplomatic mission of Uzbekistan in St. Petersburg on May 11 and confessed to killing his wife. The man, who is in St. Petersburg illegally, was detained by police and taken to a police department where he admitted to the murder. The police accompanied by the criminal investigation department then went to the rented apartment in Murino where they found the body of the 19-year-old victim, who was also a citizen of Uzbekistan. It is believed that she was strangled. A criminal case has been initiated for murder. This incident has caused shock and concern in the Uzbekistan community in St. Petersburg and beyond.