The administrator of one of the so-called group of death in a social network “Vkontakte” Philip Sudeikina was charged under article 110 of the criminal code “Incitement to suicide”, according to the TFR.
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21-year-old defendant declined to testify.
Budykina, known online under the name Philip Fox, was detained on November 16 and was taken into custody. He lives in the city of Solnechnogorsk, Moscow region. He was charged with the Main investigation Department of the TFR in St. Petersburg.
It is also reported that in ten regions of Russia were searched from administrators and participants of the “group of death”, which are registered in the network under the pseudonym “Philip the Sea”, “Myron Ever,” the “Keeper of Truth” and others. We are talking about the Krasnodar region, the republics of Komi and Bashkortostan, the Moscow, Volgograd, Voronezh, Tula, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Omsk regions. All young people interviewed as witnesses, and they, according to the TFR, given a “detailed and consistent testimony”. In particular, they confirmed that Philip Fox urged teenagers to suicide through correspondence in thematic communities.
During the search witnesses and Budykina seized electronic media and other important for the investigation of materials.
To date, TFR has identified 15 cases of suicides committed by teenagers from different regions, which consisted of “groups of death”. Five more people were going to commit suicide, but this did not happen.
Psycho-linguistic examination has concluded that in the correspondence of the administrators group have the motivation to commit suicide. The investigation analyzes seized electronic media, scheduled several examinations, including forensic psychiatric, which will establish the sanity of the accused.