Nationalist Maksim Martsinkevich (Tesak) issued nine confessions and testified against his comrades-in-arms shortly before his death. About this on Saturday, October 16, writes the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to the materials of the case.
In December 2020, it was reported about the detention of six neo-Nazis, Martsinkevich’s associates in the case of a series of murders: Andrei Kail, Alexander Lysenkov, Maxim Khotulev, Pavel Khrulev, Alexei Guddilin and Semyon Tokmakov. According to the Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation, Tesak confessed to the murders in an interview with investigators.
Companions of Martsinkevich are accused of committing by an organized group of murders of two or more persons motivated by national hatred and enmity. According to the publication, lawyer Alexander Timoshenko, who is defending Alexei Gudilin, said that Martsinkevich began giving evidence to the Investigative Committee and operatives in February 2020. The lawyer added that Tesak told who, besides him, participated in the killings.
In December 2018, the Babushkinsky Court of Moscow found Martsinkevich guilty of inciting hatred and enmity, robbery and hooliganism. He was sentenced to 10 years in a strict regime colony. In May 2019, the Moscow City Court recognized the verdict as legal.
In September 2020, 36-year-old Tesak was found dead in a solitary confinement cell in Chelyabinsk. According to the official version, he committed suicide.
In October of the same year, REN TV acquired an independent examination of Martsinkevich’s body, which was carried out by a specialist of the LLC Forensic Medical Expert, doctor Elena Kuchina at the request of the lawyer of the nationalist’s family, Aleksey Mikhalchik. According to the document, Martsinkevich could not independently inflict the injuries that were found on his body.
In addition, three suicide notes were found, where Martsinkevich denied his guilt and wrote that he was “broken” in a colony in Krasnoyarsk.