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Sunday, February 18, 2018

The murder of the Abbot suspected the monastic cook

Investigating authorities stated that in the case of the brutal murder of the rector of the Trinity Danilov monastery Abbot Daniel in the Yaroslavl region is suspect. He is wanted, but to reveal his identity not in a hurry. According to sources, the likely offender may be the novice, who has previously publicly admired as their Abbot.

On Friday it became known that the killed in Pereslavl-zaleskiy the priest was rector of the Trinity Danilov monastery Abbot Daniel.

“He was the ideal of monasticism. All this is a very strong loss – for the clergy, parishioners”

The senior assistant administrator of SU of SK of Russia across Yaroslavl region on interaction with mass media Alain Kislyak in a conversation with VZGLYAD newspaper reported that the suspect in the murder of the Abbot wanted. “Now are carried out quickly-investigative actions directed on establishment of location of the person suspected of committing a crime,” – said Kislyak.

She also said that it is still unknown the motive of the crime. According to her, “the investigation checked the various versions of what happened”. The identity of the suspect in the interests of the investigation are not disclosed.

“At the scene working investigators and criminologists of the regional investigation Department, and law enforcement officers. The complex of procedural actions, appointed a number of forensic examinations. Currently under investigation actions and operational-investigative activities aimed at establishing the whereabouts of a person suspected of committing a crime”, – is spoken in arrived in newspaper VIEW the Agency.

Criminal murder case brought under part 1 of article 105 of the criminal code has already been submitted for investigation to the Central office of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation. Investigators of Central office of SK left in the Yaroslavl oblast for further investigation.

Source RIA “Novosti” in law enforcement agencies said that the body of the priest was stab wounds.

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the tragic death of the Abbot of Holy Trinity Danilov monastery in Pereslavl Abbot Daniel (Sokolova)”, – reads the condolence of Metropolitan Panteleimon of Yaroslavl, which is posted on the diocesan website.

“Having chosen a monastic path, father Daniel came to contend for the beloved to his heart Trinity Danilov monastery. His work has restored the monastery his prayers were among the first prayers that have been made in the walls of the monastery after the return of the relics of the Church”, – is spoken in the message of the Metropolitan.

Killed in Pereslavl-Zalessky in the Yaroslavl region, Abbot of the monastery, father Daniel was “the most humble priest,” said the press Secretary of Pereslavl diocese father Andrew. According to him, the environment of the Abbot could not believe that someone could raise a hand against Abbot Daniel: “it is Impossible to imagine that someone could even threaten him. It is the quietest of all the priests. Innocent, silent father,” said the source.

He noted that the funeral of a priest will take place on Saturday, divine Liturgy in Danilov monastery, and after it – the funeral of father Daniel. According to him, the question of who will lead the monastery, will be decided later.

In conversation with the newspaper VIEW father Andrew said that the Abbot Daniel was responsive, attentive and educated man. “He was the ideal of monasticism. All this is a very strong loss – for the clergy, the laity,” – said father Andrew.

In the diocese suggest that the murder was hardly made for profit, since, according to the press service, the monastery “few and poor”, reports “Interfax”.

In turn, the nun Catherine Paronyan, an employee of the Yaroslavl diocesan management, wrote in the social network that the killer stole the money, reports “Ridus”.

According to media reports, the only suspect in the crime 36 – year-old novice from Nizhny Novgorod, who settled in the monastery about a month ago and after the murder suddenly disappeared.

In search of the suspect directed the entire staff of the Yaroslavl police. It is not excluded that the former monastery cook had to travel outside of the region. It is known that before coming to the abode of the man was fond of hunting and had a criminal record. Orientation with the evidence sent to all the police posts. The bus and railway stations are placed under intensive supervision.

According to some information, shortly before the tragedy, the cook asked for his release in the off, but father Daniel refused. The men quarreled. The body of the Abbot discovered after morning prayers. The monks came to check on the Abbot, when he didn’t show up for service, reports NTV.

According to Life, the mother of the suspect said her son was supposed to come home on Thursday, July 7. The man was planning a trip to go out to the registry office and apply for a divorce. In the afternoon, the wife called his mother and said that Alexander S. drunk and goes home to ride to. After that, the man in the relationship with relatives did not go.

Relatives do not know the current whereabouts of Alexander. According to the mother of the suspect, the son literally admired the Abbot Daniel: he not once mentioned during the calls home.

The woman, her son liked to live in the monastery. He helped with the housework and even wanted to get a job in the convent officially. The man had planned to stay there until the end of the summer and fall to move to one of Nizhny Novgorod monasteries.

This is not the first murder of a priest in recent years. In January 2011 in the village Kadyshevo Ulyanovsk region was killed Igumen Vissarion (Glazistov). Guilty of the crime, was suffering from alcoholism, the man whom the priest took for rehabilitation. As reported, the kindness of the Abbot, the offender responded with murder – getting drunk, was beaten to death and slept in the house of the murdered, where they were caught.

Archpriest Pavel Adelgeim killed on 5 August 2013 in Pskov. Priest stabbed 27-year-old from Moscow, arrived to the Adelgeim on the recommendation of some women and for three days lived in his house. Guest, who suffers from mental illness, killed a priest during a conversation in the kitchen, striking him with a knife in the stomach.

On the night of July 26, 2015 unknown was shot twice in the Abbot of the temple Martyr Tatiana Obolon priest of the Roman Nikolaev. Malefactors in masks lay in wait for father Roman at the door of his apartment. Having been wounded in the head, the priest died 29 July in the hospital, without regaining consciousness.

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