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Woman gunned down in Savitaipale, 1 held

Published : 02 Oct 2023, 00:51

Updated : 05 Feb 2024, 20:45

  DF Report
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A middle-aged woman was killed in an incident of gunfire at Savitaipale, a municipality in the South Karelia region on Saturday, police said.

The woman sustained bullet wounds during an incident of hunting at the area. She succumbed to her wounds immediately.

Responding to an alarm, police and rescue service people rushed to the spot and recovered the bullet-riddle body of the woman.

Police arrested the hunter, a middle-aged man hailed from Lappeenranta in connection with the incident.

The police, however, did not divulge the detail identities of the victim and the suspect.

After the preliminary investigation, the police suspected the man of aggravated murder and crime of hunting.

Police are investigating into the incident to find out the reason behind the murder.