Among the crimes committed by convicts serving sentences in correctional institutions an increased social danger is represented by murders which differ in the complexity of disclosure and investigation. The concept of this illegal act found its legislative consolidation in Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation: it is understood to be the intentional infliction of death on another person. The disclosure and investigation of crimes of the category in question in the territory of correctional facilities as well as the development of certain measures to prevent them in a timely manner are more effective in the allocation and use by the investigator and the employees of operational units of certain data that make up the criminalistic characteristics of crimes. One of the important moments of the criminalistic characteristics of the murder is the data on the way it was committed. Based on the analysis of literature sources and materials of forensic investigation the article describes the methods of killings committed by convicts in the territory of correctional facilities and also divides them into main groups within various classifications. In this case the classification is necessary to obtain additional information about the method of committing a crime, its systematization and detailed study in order to reveal the characteristic common properties, characteristics, etc. The investigation of the above circumstances is aimed at establishing important information on the case and thereby contributes to the qualitative and timely disclosure and investigation of the crimes of this category.
Lecturer of the Department of Criminal Procedure, Criminalistics and Investigation of the Law Faculty of the Vologda Institute of Law and Economics of the Federal Penal Service of Russia.
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