YEREVAN. – The Investigative Committee of Armenia is investigating the murder of a 46-year-old man, and a 20-year-old resident of Lori Province has been arrested on suspicion of committing this crime.
Stepanavan town police on Sunday received a report that a 46-year-old man’s summerhouse was burned down and his dead body was found inside, the committee informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
According to preliminary reports, on August 17 at about 10pm—and during an argument over personal matters, the aforesaid 20-year-old had stabbed this 46-year-old man numerous times and killed him. Subsequently, this young man had set the body and the summerhouse on fire in order to eliminate the traces of this crime.
A criminal case has been launched on this incident.
The murder suspect has been identified. He is a Lori Province resident born in 1999.
This young man has been arrested.
The investigation is still in progress.