People's Deputy of Ukraine Anton Polyakov was found dead today, October 8, in Kyiv, - the press service of the capital's police reported.
"The Kyiv police received information today, October 8, that People's Deputy of Ukraine Anton Poliakov was found dead in the Dniprovskyi district of the capital. The duty officer immediately sent a crime scene investigation team and other specialized services to the scene", - the police reported.
The law enforcement officers previously established that the man felt bad on the way in taxi, ambulance doctors tried to reanimate him, but pronounced death. Now the police are carrying out all the necessary primary investigative actions at the scene of the incident to establish the circumstances of death of the people's deputy. The body of the deceased will be sent for a forensic medical examination, which should establish the cause of death", - the message says.
Now a crime scene investigation team, a forensic laboratory and a forensic expert are working at the scene.
Criminal proceedings have been initiated on this fact under Part 1 of Article 115 (Intended killing) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine marked "Natural death". Investigative actions continue.
As noted by Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova, the causes of death would be established during the autopsy, which will take place in the next few hours. Also, the car was examined and withdrawn, the driver was being interrogated by the investigators.
"My condolences to Anton Poliakov's relatives and assurances that we will find the truth quickly and objectively", - the Prosecutor General noted.