A woman promoting a fur fashion shop in Moscow was shot dead by a resident of the same block who was irate about her constant loudspeaker announcements. Anna Nosova, 25, was gunned down from a third floor window by nuclear engineer Sergei Galakhov, 58, as she tried to lure customers into her store near Lyublino metro station. Her killing stunned her co-workers and people on the crowded pavement. She was carried into the fur store but an ambulance crew which rushed to the scene pronounced her dead.
Employed to promote the shop, her loudspeaker advertising messages had annoyed some residents, according to the residents of the same block, but Galakhov admitted he took the law into his own hands. He did not issue any warning before shooting the single woman from a window in his flat. Keen sportsman Galakhov confessed to gunning her down with an unspecified weapon after being detained by police on suspicion of murder.
The gun used to shoot Ms Nosova was found by police, it was later reported. Married Galakhov told police he had been drunk after he was fired from his job the previous day. In an online profile, Galakhov described himself as ‘fair, just, able to listen to people, admit mistakes – and be responsible for them’. A graduate of Bauman University – one of the most prestigious in Moscow – he is a keen skier, mountain biker, ice swimmer and boxer. He had a license for the gun, according to police. Neighbours said they had ‘only good recollections’ about the man who now faces up to 15 years in jail if convicted.
Source : Gist Arena