A seven-member family was killed in Gyumri on this day a year ago. Soldier Valry Permyakov from the Russian military base #102 in Gyumri entered the Avetisyans’ house and killed six. The youngest member of the family, Seryozha Avetisyan succumbed to injuries days later.
Hours after the crime, Permyakov was caught close to eth Armenian-Turkish border.
Valery Permyakov stood before the Armenian court on December 18.
In August Permyakov was already tried by Russia’s military court and sentenced to 10 years in prison on desertion and arms and ammunition stealing charges.
The next hearing on the case will be held on January 18.