A distinguished Russian scientist who was engaged on a COVID-19 vaccine was discovered lifeless with a stab wound after plummeting out his window in St. Petersburg, based on information stories.
Alexander “Sasha” Kagansky, 45, was in his underwear when he fell to his demise from his 14th-floor residence, based on the Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets.
The scientist additionally suffered a stab wound, police stated.
Police consider there was a scuffle earlier than Kagansky fell from the constructing, stories stated.
Russian police say they’re investigating Kagansky’s demise as a doable murder and questioning a 45-year-old man as a possible suspect, e2news.com stated.
Kagansky, finest identified for his work on most cancers analysis, was an assistant professor in Vladivostok and had spent 13 years working in Edinburgh, Scotland, till 2017, the outlet stated.
He was most just lately working as director of the Middle for Genomic and Regenerative Drugs at Russia’s Far Jap Federal College.
He had been engaged on creating a vaccine towards the coronavirus, e2news stated.
Kagansky’s physique was discovered by a neighbor on Zamshin Road, the report stated.