State Duma deputy and businessman Mark Goryachev, who disappeared in St. Petersburg in 1997, was killed after being kidnapped, Dmitry Skvortsov, who later became assistant to the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, could have dismembered him. The case was opened only now, 25 years later, as the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Irina Volk told TASS, a suspect was detained in connection with the kidnapping and subsequent murder.
The law enforcement agencies clarified to the agency that it was about the murder of Goryachev.
The history is described in detail by Fontanka. According to the publication, on the evening of February 9, law enforcement officers conducted an interrogation in the case. It turned out that in March 1997, Goryachev was pushed into an armored Mercedes by a criminal authority, the ex-head of the St. in organizing a double murder in the 90s).
The beaten Goryachev was brought to Kulibaba's house in the village of Ozerki. There he was taken to a bathhouse, where Kulibaba and ex-assistant to the Deputy Interior Minister Dmitry Skvortsov went (he was put on the wanted list in February 2022). Assistants of authority also entered inside, as a result, Goryachev was sawn into the font with an electric reciprocating saw. Then, on behalf of Kulibaba, they hid the remains, throwing them in bags with attached pancakes for rods into a hole in the Gulf of Finland. The publication notes that Goryachev could "throw the mafia", so he was not just shot dead, but dismembered.
In August 1994, Goryachev appeared in the Rush Hour program, he gave an interview to Vladislav Listyev.
Businessman, chairman of the Goryachev concern and ex-deputy of the Duma of the first convocation Mark Goryachev was kidnapped in March 1997. He was scheduled to meet near the Torzhkovsky market. According to eyewitnesses, several people attacked him, the businessman shouted and resisted. According to TASS, the Investigative Committee established that three unknown men approached his car, pulled Goryachev out of the car by force and took him away in a Zhiguli in an unknown direction. The order was given to them by Vladimir Kulibaba. Then there was also a theory that Goryachev was not kidnapped, he actually could hide abroad due to problems with debts.