In Yakutia two people froze to death in 50-degree frost

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In Yakutia find out the circumstances of the death from hypothermia of two men who were walking in 50-degree frost and were not dressed for the season, according to the regional Department of the Investigative Committee.

The office found that on January 12 five residents of Namsky district went on the car VAZ-2107 on a horse base «Kulay» for the horse inspection. Around 23.00 the men got to the place, but the breeder was not there — he went to the adjacent base 20 km, leaving a note.

Men decided to follow him, but the road went down the generator and the vehicle, cell phones were missing. They started walking, two of them were freezing, as were lightly dressed. According to preliminary data, the air temperature that night was about minus 50 degrees.

The first player to reach base the man reported the incident to the police. The victims were 23 and 29 years old.

It is noted that the results of the inspection, the office will take a procedural decision.

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