The arrest of the old woman serial killer in Russia
The Russian Information Agency reported that a man was arrested, suspected of killing 26 elderly women in Russia, and he was able to enter their homes by impersonating a social worker, then strangling them and stealing their valuables.
It was targeting retired women who were living alone in various regions, mostly near the Volga River.
The commission that undertook the investigations determined that the suspect works as a blacksmith and his name is Radek Tajirov and he is 38 years old, and he was imprisoned in 2009 on charges of theft and was released in 2010, and the committee stated that it has a DNA sample that proves this person’s connection to these crimes, and he was arrested In the city of Kazan.
The Vesti TV broadcast video footage of a man it said was the suspect confessing to strangling women, a method of killing it described as "quiet, fast and without pain, I think."
The Russian Information Agency reported that the thug was using things like a clothesline and an iron wire to suffocate the victims.
The authorities had announced a reward of up to three million rubles for anyone who provides information on the whereabouts of the serial killer, whom they have been searching for for years.