Regional SBU head found dead in Kirovohrad Oblast

21 August, 08:29 PM
Kirovohrad Oblast SBU head Oleksandr Nakonechnyi (Photo:UZ)

Kirovohrad Oblast SBU head Oleksandr Nakonechnyi (Photo:UZ)

Kirovohrad Oblast SBU head Oleksandr Nakonechnyi was found dead in provincial capital Kropyvnytskyi, Ukrainian news agency Interfax-Ukraine reported on Aug. 21.

“SBU and SBI (State Bureau of Investigations) are investigating the circumstances of Kirovohrad Oblast SBU head’s death,” Interfax-Ukraine said, citing the SBU press office as the source.

Nakonechnyi's wife heard a gunshot and found her husband's body on Saturday night, the Ukrainska Pravda news website reported, citing sources in law enforcement.

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Nakonechnyi headed the SBU branch in Kirovohrad Oblast since early 2021. He previously served across counter-intelligence and anti-corruption SBU units, for over 10 years.

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