Russia’s Investigative Committee on Sunday completed its investigation into the plane crash in the Tver region in which the head of the Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, was traveling and confirmed his death through a DNA test.
“As part of the investigation into the plane crash in the Tver region, molecular genetic studies were completed. Based on their results, The identity of the ten deceased has been establishedcorresponding to the list that appears on the leaflet,” he said in a statement collected by the TASS news agency.
Prigozhin died afterwards a plane crash in the Tver region of Russia. Nine other people traveled with him, including Dimitri Utkin, another strongman of the Wagner group. The Kremlin denied any involvement in the plane crash.
The head of Grupo Wagner died exactly two months after his death Mercenaries launch an unprecedented uprising against the Russian military leadership, which led to the withdrawal of Prigozhin and the transfer of these troops to Belarus.