Russian actor Gleb Neyzhmak-Iordansky, who was suspected of beating former Deputy Energy Minister Leonid Tropko to death , was released on recognizance not to leave. This is reported by TASS, citing sources in law enforcement agencies.
The agency notes that according to the results of the forensic medical examination, it became known that the cause of the death of the official was not injuries as a result of beating, but the coronavirus.about:blank
Neyzhmak-Iordansky, 31, was released on recognizance not to leave after he confessed to the attack. The investigation is ongoing.
The conflict between the actor and Tropko took place on November 18. The artist and the official lived in the same entrance and one day they quarreled.
In the evening of the same day, the actor watched the 69-year-old neighbor and beat him badly. The former deputy minister was hospitalized with head injuries and a fractured eye socket. On December 7, the man died.
The beating of Tropko came into the field of view of the surveillance camera, thanks to the recording, the identity of the suspect was established.
Neyzhmak-Iordansky himself, who is a friend of actor Alexei Panin and singer Prokhor Chaliapin, told reporters that he was not involved in the incident. He also denied the fact of his detention.
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