YEREVAN. – On December 13, at about 2:40pm, the biological death of convict Hamlet Tumanyan, born in 1969, was recorded at the Convicts’ Hospital penitentiary, the Public Relations Department of the Penitentiary Service of Armenia reported.
According to preliminary diagnosis, the cause of death was acute respiratory failure.
He was charged with criminal cases pending.
Tumanyan was arrested and taken to "Vanadzor" penitentiary on 07.12.2019, then on 12.12.2019, on the instruction of the penitentiary doctor, he was transferred to the Convicts' Hospital penitentiary with a diagnosis of chronic alcoholism.
Reports are being prepared on the incident.
A forensic medical examination has been appointed.