A 63-year-old woman has been strangled with a rope by her tenant. The 34-year-old man consumed alcohol together with the victim, and following a spontaneous conflict, killed her.
Press Officer of the Chisinau Police, Natalia Stati, told CrimeMoldova that the crime happened on Tuesday, January 9, in Cruzesti, Chisinau municipality.
"After committing the offense, the perpetrator called the police and told them what had happened. The forensic expert determined that the woman's death was caused by mechanical asphyxiation," Stati said.
The press officer said law enforcement officials were informed that the man suffered from mental disorders. "Police have already contacted the Psychiatric Hospital. If the suspect is on the records of a psychiatrist, he will be transferred to the medical institution," Natalia Stati said.
Law enforcement officials have initiated a criminal case for murder. Currently, the suspect has been detained for 72 hours.