On January 1, near the village of Demidov in the Vyshgorodsky district of the Kyiv region, police officers discovered the body of human rights activist Irina Nozdrovskaya, who had disappeared at the end of December in Kyiv.

As it became known to QHA correspondent, Nozdrovskaya's body was found under the bridge over the river Kizka. There are reasons to believe that she was thrown out of the car.

The investigation into the case of the murder of a lawyer Irina Nozdrovskaya is still waiting for the results of the autopsy, according to a representative of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Kyiv region Nikolai Zhukovich. He informed that, for this reason, the police cannot clearly say, what caused the death of the lawyer.

EX-fiancee of the murdered Irina Nozdrovskaya, Vitaly Sergeev, who was detained following the discovery of the body, refused to testify. The man referred to Article 63 of the Constitution, which allows not to testify against oneself. Asked whether he had any guesses about who could commit the murder, the man replied that he had no guesses.

Law enforcers reported that they are considering four main versions of the murder of lawyer Irina Nozdrovskaya.

According to the press secretary of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Kyiv region Nikolai Zhukovich, the first version is the professional activity of the human rights activist; another, more specific one, relates to the last case on an accident, the lawyer was working on; next version is hooliganism and another one is an attempt to rape Nozdrovskaya.

On January 2, a protest took place in Kyiv near the main department of the National Police of the Kyiv region in connection with the murder of human rights activist Irina Nozdrovskaya.

Head of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Kyiv region, police colonel Dmitry Tsenov said that the daughter and the parents of the murdered Nozdrovskaya were provided protection.

Lawyer Irina Nozdrovskaya investigated the murder of her 26-year-old sister Svetlana Sapatinskaya.

It should be noted that two years ago, Dmitry Rossoshansky being intoxicated caused a car accident which resulted in the death of 26-year-old Svetlana Sapatinskaya - Irina Nozdrovskaya's sister. Nozdrovskaya began independent work in the case on murder of the sister.

In June of last year Dmitry Rossoshansky was sentenced to 7 years in prison. On December 28, his lawyer tried to appeal, but the indignant public did not allow this.

Nozdrovskaya was often threatened by friends and relatives of Rossoshansky. Rossoshansky himself is the nephew of the judge Sergei Kuprienko (Vyshgorodsky district of the Kyiv region).