Died, the investigator who led the operation to capture Chikatilo

© Photo : GU the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Rostov blastogenesis-the militia major in resignation Victor BurakovDied, the investigator who led the operation to capture Chikatilo© Photo : GU MVD of Russia in the Rostov region

A former investigator, Viktor Burakov, who led the operation to capture the maniac Andrei Chikatilo died at the age of 70 years. This was reported on the website of the Moi in the Rostov region.

«Victor Vasilyevich always noted his high level of professionalism, responsibility and moral qualities, and respected for their selfless and noble service in bodies of internal Affairs», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the CSI has died after a long illness. Farewell to Burakova held July 22 at the North cemetery in Rostov-on-don.

Burakov, played a leading role in the operation «Forest», designed to catch Chikatilo, and led a team to get closest to the detention of a maniac.

Andrei Chikatilo had committed murder during the period from 1978 to 1990. Investigators were able to prove the involvement of a maniac to 53 crimes.

© Photo : GU the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Rostov blastogenesis-the militia major in resignation Victor Burakov sonsDied, the investigator who led the operation to capture Chikatilo© Photo : GU the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in Rostov blastogenesis-the militia major in resignation Victor Burakov sons

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