On 7 September, the search group of the DPR Interdepartmental Commission for the Search for Missing Persons, Burial Places of the Bodies (remains) of Deceased (Dead) in Areas of the Armed Conflict in Donbass began to investigate the presumptive burial place near Debaltsevo.
Based on the results of a preliminary examination of the location, fragments of the jaw, clavicle and costal bones were found on the surface. During the survey of the soil, a presumptive burial place was identified.
After removing the soil, a skeletal body in civilian clothes was found. The body is lifted to the surface. The procedural registration of the recovered body was recorded by the employees of the prosecutor’s office.
According to established data, in 2015, a checkpoint of Ukrainian servicemen on the Kharkov-Rostov highway was located in the specified area of the terrain.
The recovered remains were sent to the Republican Bureau of Forensic Medicine for criminal forensic investigations.