Outstanding Russian Napoleon connoisseur Oleg Sokolov was sentenced to 12.5 years in jail on Friday after killing his girlfriend, a 24-year-old pupil of his. Then he sawed her into items. The 64-year-old professor of St. Petersburg State College had already confessed his act.
After his lurid motion, Sokolov tried to throw the lady’s arms right into a river, however he turned out to be so drunk that he himself fell into the water. Officers helped him out of the river, after which the sawed-off arms had been present in his backpack. Different physique components had been present in his home, solely the top was lacking.
The Russian historian said that after throwing away the limbs, he needed to commit suicide, sporting the garments of Napoleon Bonaparte. He needed to do that close to the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.
Based on the Napoleon knowledgeable, he misplaced his mood after an argument along with his girlfriend. The historian claimed that 24-year-old Anastasia Yeshchenko attacked him with a knife.
The New York Instances beforehand wrote that Sokolov struggled with a historical past of violent outbreaks. In 2008, for instance, one other pupil allegedly charged the professor with assault. The lady is claimed to have been tied to a chair and abused after she needed to finish the connection with him. Sokolov additionally threatened to mutilate her with an iron. He was by no means prosecuted for that.
As well as, Sokolov is alleged to have assaulted a male pupil after accusing Sokolov of plagiarism. Nevertheless, the college wouldn’t have referred to as the professor on the mat, in accordance with the American newspaper.