The Sverdlovsk Regional Court sentenced 35-year-old Polevsky resident Vladimir Erofeyev to 16 years in a strict regime colony, who hacked his friend with an ax and stole more than 200 thousand rubles from her. This was reported in the press service of the regional investigation department of the TFR. The man was found guilty under clause “h” part 2 of article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder for mercenary motives, associated with robbery) and clause “c” of part 4 of article 162 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (robbery on a large scale, with causing serious harm to the victim’s health).
It was established that in August last year, Erofeev, who had a large debt to a microfinance organization, decided to steal money from 31-year-old Daria Khramtsova, who had borrowed several hundred thousand rubles. to buy a car. On August 20, the convict bought an ax and drove his wife’s car to the victim in Krasnoufimsk. At home, Daria Khramtseva was not alone, but with her brother. She introduced the men to each other, after which Erofeev left, realizing that in the presence of his brother he would not be able to accomplish his plan. After a while, when the victim was at home alone, Erofeev returned.
“The girl herself opened the door of her apartment, knowing who was on the doorstep, but as soon as she stood with her back to the guest, she received blows on the head with a heavy piercing and chopping object, and then the attacker finished her off in cold blood, seeing that she was showing signs of life. The victim’s most valuable belongings became the prey of the suspect, ”said Valery Gorelykh, head of the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Sverdlovsk Region. After killing an acquaintance, the convict stole her bank card, laptop and phone.
To disguise himself, in order to withdraw money from the card and not be caught, Erofeev changed into the clothes of the murdered woman. He stole 230 thousand rubles from the card. Later he was detained by investigators and police officers. During interrogation, the convict admitted that he had got into debt, which he was embarrassed to tell his family about, which prompted him to murder in the end.