A 40-year-old soldier found shot at the Shirokiy Lan landfill near Mykolaiv according to the Communication Department of the Mykolaiv region National Police.

“In the village of Shirokiy Lan Mykolaiv region, the body of a 40-year-old soldier with a gunshot wound was found on the territory of the military unit. A criminal proceedings have been initiated on the matter,” reads the statement.

The report was received by the Ochakiv police dispatch center in Mykolaiv region on August 13 at 7:30. The expert, examined the corpse and found a shot in the chin area.

Allegedly, the murder took place at the landfill site, during the soldier’s duty. A machine gun and a shell were found next to the body.

Law enforcers has opened criminal proceedings on the grounds of Part 1 Art. 115 "Murder" of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Occurrence circumstances are Investigated.

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