Stepan Dolgikh Murders his new wife, Oksana Poludentseva, Hours after marriage at the Wedding Party!
- Russian man jailed for 18 years for beating his bride to death on her wedding day
- Stepan Dolgikh, 35, dumped body of Oksana Poludentseva, 36, in a ravine
- He believed she was cheating and beat her to death while guests watched
Jealous groom, Stepan Dolgikh, murdered his wife by beating her to death when he began to believe she was cheating on him.
Drunk and in a jealous rage, Dolgikh dumped the body of Oksana Poludentseva, 36, into a ravine.
The murder occurred during a wedding party at a private house and guests were reportedly too scared to intervene in the situation, but after the murder they alerted police to the shocking incident.
Chief investigator Kirill Petrushin said:
“He began to punch and kick her outside the house. He grabbed her by the hair, hit her, pushed her out into the street, where he also continued to strike her body and head.”
Dolgikh had a previous conviction for murder, but was befriended by Oksna while in jail.
It is believed Oksana felt she could reform the convicted murderer and a friend said
“She truly loved him, and was waiting for release.”
The incident happened only hours after the couple had exchanged vows at their wedding and Dolgikh confessed to the killing during interrogation by the Russian National Guard.
“He beat her for a long time, in front of witnesses, and struck her vital organs – in the torso and head. He fully admitted guilt during the investigation.”Chief investigator Kirill Petrushin
Stepan Dolgikh, was sentenced to 18 years for murdering his new wife Oksana Poludentseva and dumping her body into a ravine.