1. 12-year-old girl ‘kidnapped and raped’ by family friend before being thrown into a mineshaft.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) February 2, 2017
A married father-of-two has been detained by Russian police after he allegedly kidnapped a 12-year-old girl before raping her and throwing her alive into a 100-metre deep mineshaft.
Viktoria Reymer went missing on January 26 after she went to visit her older sister in the city. She never arrived after she was supposed to take a bus, according to the Siberian Times.
It is alleged 40-year-old Evgeny Bukharin – who was a workmate of the girl’s late father – offered the girl a ride on his snowmobile after seeing her waiting for the bus, before takig her to his house, where he sexually assaulted her.
Investigators allege he then took the girl to the mineshaft and “threw her into it”. She died “from injuries to the head, neck and chest”.
Initially the man claimed he had accidentally hit and killed the girl with his snowmobile, and had disposed of her body in a panic.
Bukharin is being arrested on charges of rape and murder.
2. ‘Hero’ teacher tried to save students in Sydney school stabbing.
— Megan Palin (@Megan_Palin) February 2, 2017