The jury convicted the accused in the murder of the homeless

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoreceptoriThe jury convicted the accused in the murder of the homeless© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The jury returned a guilty verdict against four defendants, who killed the homeless «to clean up the city», told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of Moscow city court Ulyana Solopova.

«A majority of the defendants were found guilty,» said the spokesman.

The defendants are Arthur Daffodils, Pavel Voitov, Elena Lobacheva and Vladislav Karataev. According to investigators, the defendants met on the Internet and their activities on the killing of persons without a certain residence was called «the cleansing».

The case was initiated under article «Murder», which envisages punishment of up to life imprisonment.

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