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Death group ‘organiser’, 19, charged with double murder in Russia after teenagers killed by trains

Blue Whale loss of life group ‘organiser’, 19, is charged with double murder in Russia after teenage boy and woman are killed by trains

  • The unnamed man, 19, was arrested after Maria, 14, and Alexander, 16, have been killed by trains in separate incidents three days aside in western Lipetsk area
  • He is accused of working so-called Blue Whale loss of life teams on social media
  • Participants of the teams are lured into sinister ‘video games’ the place they are often coaxed into taking their very own lives

By Will Stewart for MailOnline

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The alleged organiser of a web-based loss of life group concentrating on weak kids has been detained and charged with double murder in Russia after a teenage boy and woman have been killed by trains. 

The unnamed man, 19, was arrested after Maria, 14, and Alexander, 16, died in separate incidents three days aside on the identical railway station in the western area of Lipetsk.  

He is accused of working so-called Blue Whale teams on social media in which contributors are lured into sinister and harmful ‘video games’ the place they are often coaxed into taking their very own lives. 

The unnamed man, 19, was arrested after Maria, 14, (left) and Alexander, 16, (proper with Maria) died in separate incidents three days aside on the identical railway station in the western area of Lipetsk

The suspect (pictured whereas detained) is accused of working so-called Blue Whale teams on social media in which contributors are lured into sinister and harmful ‘video games’ the place they are often coaxed into taking their very own lives

Maria was killed by an categorical practice at Dolgorukovo railway station on 11 June and three days later Alexander died after being hit by one other practice as he rode his bike. 

Before Maria died, she recorded a video in tears and stated she was a member of a Blue Whale loss of life group with 524 members.

‘I’ve run out of time,’ Maria stated in the video, in keeping with Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper citing legislation enforcement sources.

‘A brand new wave is beginning, there shall be many victims,’ she stated, including: ‘Please unfold this data to cease this. I performed. There are 524 of us.’

The man, from the western metropolis of Yessentiki in the Stavropol area, is suspected of being behind {the teenager}’s deaths.     

Before Maria (left) died, she recorded a video in tears (proper) and stated she was a member of a Blue Whale loss of life group with 524 members

Alexander (pictured) died after being hit by a practice

As many as 50 kids have been contacted by the FSB secret service and state investigators amid fears the suspect was searching for to coax different younger folks to take their very own lives.     

‘The detainee created quite a few teams in a messenger, the place contributors handed numerous duties, inflicting them to fall right into a psychological lure the place dad and mom, household, and mates have been criticised,’ stated a press release from the Russian Investigative Committee.

‘Depression, violence to others, and harmful methods out of inauspicious life conditions have been promoted.’     

The committee, which probes severe crimes in Russia, added: ‘The organiser of those teams was uncovered as quickly as attainable. He has already been charged.’

A video issued by legislation enforcement reveals the person being interrogated.

An investigative ‘activity drive’ has questioned ‘greater than 50 teenagers who have been in the harmful teams and a variety of witnesses’.

Searches have been carried out in ten areas of Russia. The felony investigation continues.

The accused faces between eight and 20 years in jail if convicted.

Several years in the past quite a few deaths of teenagers in Russia and different international locations have been attributed to infamous Blue Whale or comparable on-line ‘video games’.

Children are reported to be ‘brainwashed’ by sick ‘mentors’ to finish 50 steps – involving exhaustion and self hurt – which culminates in suicide. 

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