History professor accused of murder in Russia

Oleg Sokolov, has appeared in court following the killing of Anastasia Yeshchenko, a student at St Petersburg University where he was professor.

Prof Sokolov admitted in court to killing the student, and has been ordered to pre-trial custody.

Remains were found on his person after police rescued him drunk from Moika river.

Further searches of the river have been carried out.

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