A resident of Lviv region was sentenced to 11 years in prison for the murder of his neighbor
The Zhovkva district court sentenced a 51-year-old Lviv resident to 11 years in prison for the murder he committed in January last year. The convict hit his neighbor several times with a brick on the head, the man died before the arrival of medics. The verdict for the killer was announced by the press service of the prosecutor’s office on Friday, June 17.
According to the prosecutor’s office, the murder took place in January last year in Zhovkva district. Two neighbors were drinking alcohol, a quarrel broke out between the men. One of them, a previously convicted 51-year-old man, grabbed a brick and hit his neighbor on the head several times.
“The convict took a brick and struck it several times on the head of the latter. Continuing his criminal intent, the man struck him with his feet and fists. As a result of the received injuries the victim died on a scene », – it is told in the statement of prosecutor’s office.
At the time of the murder, the 51-year-old bandit had already been convicted several times. Moreover, the criminal was obliged to report to the police because he had just been released from prison for another crime. However, the 51-year-old recidivist did not follow these rules, and according to the investigation, in addition to murder, he managed to rob people several more times.
The 51-year-old recidivist was sentenced to 11 years in prison for premeditated murder, theft and violation of administrative supervision.