A woman discovered the headless body of her son after a New Year celebration. There were increased reports of homicides over the holidays.
A man was found beheaded in an apartment in Siberia’s largest city, Novosibirsk. According to the Ria Novosti state agency, the Russian authorities announced on Tuesday that his head was in a bag under the window. The mother discovered her 48-year-old son and called the police.
The exact circumstances of the crime were initially unclear. The man is said to have previously drunk alcohol with two friends and got into an argument.
Russia is currently celebrating the New Year for ten days. There were increased reports of homicides during the holidays. In St. Petersburg in the north of the country, for example, a man is said to have stabbed his wife to death. While trying to flee from the police on the balcony, he fell and was fatally injured.