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Zaporizhia: cameraman of TV channel found dead

28.03.2017, 15:34

Zaporizhia, on the night of March 28, the operator of TV channel "Zaporizhia" Mykhailo Bichenko, who returned from ATO zone a year ago, found hanged in the Victory Park. CEO of UA:PBC "Zaporizhia regional directorate" Sergii Tykhonov reported about it to Ukrinform.

"The previous version of police is a suicide ... Mykhailo was calm and closed person. On the eve of the accident, at nine, Bichenko was at work - we were on air. After the program Mykhailo talked talk to his editor, he was sharing impressions with him. At two o'clock in the morning, he was still online on the Internet. At 6 am we were told the news. We do not know, what had happened during this time. Our colleagues from online media outlets wrote that his face has traces of beatings. Mykhailo was physically very strong, studied martial arts, it won't be easy for the enemy to get him,"- Tykhonov said.

Mykhailo Bichenko worked on TV for over 10 years. He was called to arms into ATO zone, after the service he returned to his previous work.
A victim had identity of ATO participant and tokens on him. There was no suicide note found.

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