At night, Zorik Melkonyan, who is suspected of murdering two people and stabbing three people, appeared at the Charentsavan Police Department and was arrested. This was reported by the Police, noting that the 46-year-old resident of Arzakan village presented himself as a result of the joint operative-investigative activities and explanatory work of the officers of the Main Criminal Police Department, Kotayk Regional Department, Charentsavan, Kotayk, Hrazdan and Nairi departments.
Melkonyan “stated that he killed his wife, Seda P. and 34-year-old Sos G., and also stabbed and injured three people,” the report said.
The criminal proceedings are ongoing.
A week ago, law enforcement officers found the body of Zorik Melkonyan’s wife with her throat cut with a knife in one of the houses of Arzakan village, Kotayk region. The law enforcement officers entered this house when the man attacked the neighbors with a knife after entering through the bedroom window of the house next door at night, then they found the body of the woman covered in blood.
The next crime, according to the Investigative Committee, was three days later, in another village of the same marz. One of the colleagues died from the man’s stab wounds, the other was taken to the hospital. A few days ago, according to the law enforcement officers, the man threatened money and food with a knife at the gas station in Abovyan city.
In the past days, while the alleged murderer was at large, there was an atmosphere of fear in Arzakan.
2 killed, three injured. “Everyone is scared” in Arzakan village