The Investigative Committee has confirmed the death of six wards of a psycho-neurological boarding school in St. Petersburg since 2022, a case has been opened on causing death by negligence.
On April 19, Nyuta Federmesser, head of the Palliative Care Center and founder of the Vera Hospice Charity Fund, recorded a video message in which she said that seven wards had recently died in the St. Petersburg psychoneurological boarding school No. 10.
According to Federmesser, the problems at the boarding school were known a year and a half ago. “We said and wrote that the boarding school is understaffed, that there are not enough hands to take care of, that all the children are extremely malnourished and have protein-energy malnutrition. All these children could have been saved. But they all died,” said Federmesser.
The telegram channel “Mash on the Moika”, citing representatives of Federmesser, wrote that the deceased wards of the boarding school were from 19 to 27 years old.
Earlier, photos of emaciated people appeared on the network, Federmesser's assistant confirmed to The Insider that these pictures show the deceased wards of the boarding school.