Four found decapitated in apartment Ukraine
The decapitated bodies of a Ukrainian judge, who was an internationally known antiques collector, and his wife, son and son's girlfriend were found in his apartment in the city of Kharkiv at the weekend, police said on Monday.
Interior minister Vitaly Zakharchenko was quoted by local media as saying that several antiques appeared to be missing from the home of Volodymyr Trofimov (58). The lock on the door of Mr Trofimov's flat in a Soviet-era apartment block was intact.
Ukraine, a former Soviet republic, had a murder rate of 5.2 per 100,000 population in 2010, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. - (Reuters)