Started a trial about the death of “the Russian Elon musk” in prison

the Investigators find out the circumstances of the death in jail entrepreneur Valeria Wheat, nicknamed the “Russian Elon Musk”. On Tuesday, April 17, according to RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the FSIN.

On the death of a Wheat, who was detained in SIZO-4 UFSIN of Russia for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region, under investigation by staff Investigative Committee. Simultaneously, the FPS conducts official investigation.

Entrepreneur and engineer Valery Wheat found dead in jail on 5 February. As reported by “Novaya Gazeta”, was originally the prison officials gave him the death look like suicide, but examination showed that the cause suffered injuries. The arrested man beaten, tortured and raped. His wife told reporters that shortly before the death of Wheat gave her three notes, which told me nothing to pay.

Wheat was detained in mid-January on suspicion in plunder of budgetary funds for the development of three-dimensional models of submarines of project 636 “Varshavyanka” for Ministry of defence. On these submarines is the very latest navigation equipment, resulting in greater secrecy. The project is considered one of the most successful Soviet and Russian underwater shipbuilding.