Tamara KhatamzhonovAge 23
13 Jan 2020
Kirovsky District, Leningrad Oblast (Russia)
TDoR list ref: tgeu/13-Jan-2020/Tamara
Tamara's dismembered body was found in the Reka Mga [Mga River] on Tuesday 16th June. She had been missing since February.
Investigators were able to identify the young [woman] whose dismembered body was found on June 16 in the Mga River in the Kirovsky District of the Leningrad Oblast of Russia. According to the local Outpost portal, a 23-year-old transgender [woman] from Tajikistan was found dead.
Among transgender people she was known as Tamara, and although she had been missing since February this year, her acquaintances did not contact the police.
Earlier, the investigative department of the Leningrad region had reported that on June 16 they removed the body of an unknown [woman], with clear signs of violent death. "Some fragments of the body were detached," the report said. A criminal case has been instituted on this fact under article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder).
In September 2020, Yuri Yanovski, 52, was arrested and confessed to killing her.