“The bodies of two missing girls were found, the suspect in the murder was detained”, - a source told RIA Novosti, later the data was confirmed by the Investigative Committee.
A 41-year-old suspect, Viktor Pesternikov, was detained. First, he told the police that he simply bought treats for the girls at the store because they asked for it. Later he confessed that he had killed 10-year-old Anastasia Fesler and Ulyana Degtyar.
The disappearance of the schoolgirls became known the day before. According to the recordings from CCTV cameras, it was possible to establish that a certain stranger took them away. Later it turned out that it was Pesternikov, who was released from the colony two years ago, where he was serving a sentence under the article on violent acts of a sexual nature.
The head of the Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin, put the investigation under personal control.