Lom-Ali gaitukayev, who was serving a life sentence for the murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya, died in a colony, RIA Novosti reported, citing an informed source.
An Agency source said that gaitukayev «suffered a number of diseases.»
We will remind, the observer of «Novaya Gazeta» Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on 7 October 2006 in Moscow at a house entrance on Forest street. At the scene investigators found a gun and four shells. Also at the disposal of the investigators was a recording made with a surveillance camera.
The organizer of the murder was recognized as a native of Chechnya Lom-Ali gaitukayev. Direct perpetrator — a relative Gaitukayev, Rustam Makhmudov. Both were sentenced to life imprisonment.
Their accomplices Ibragim Makhmudov, Dzhabrail Makhmudov (the brothers of Rustam) and a former employee of the Moscow police Sergei Khadzhikurbanov sentenced respectively to 12, 14 and 20 years of a colony of a strict mode.