The state Prosecutor’s office submitted to the Haifa district court an indictment against 47-year-old resident of MA’alot Yuri Kaigorodtsev.
Kaygorodtsev is accused of killing his friend Alexander Ryzhov (51), committed two months ago in the victim’s apartment.
According to the prosecution, on the night of 24 to 25 April of Kaygorodtsev and Ryzhov were drinking alcohol at the apartment last. At some point between them there was a conflict in which the accused attacked the landlord, beat him with a hammer for pounding meat and put it about a hundred stab wounds.
After the murder, the accused had cleaned the apartment and left, taking with them the murder weapon.
Earlier in the magistrates court of acre charges of complicity in the murder Ryzhov were brought to another friend Kaigorodtsev Paul Semushkina.
A police check confirmed the suspicion about the involvement Kaigorodtsev to two other murders of immigrants from the former Soviet Union committed in the same area for the last year and a half.