Vladimir Marugov Wiki – Biography
Vladimir Marugov was owner of the ‘Ozyorsky sausages’ and ‘Meat Empire’ sausage factories, was killed. He was nicknamed “the sausage king” for his career in the meat-producing industry and ownership of some of the country’s largest meat processing plants.
He was staying with Sabina Gaziyeva, The couple were tied up by the assailants who were demanding money, before Sabina escaped through a window and called police from a neighbouring house.
Vladimir Marugov Age
Vladimir Marugov has died at the age of 54years-old.
Cause of Death
Vladimir Marugov and his partner were in an outdoor sauna cabin when they were attacked, reportedly by two masked assailants.
The woman managed to escape through the window and call the police.
Detectives found the body of Mr Marugov, who owned some of Russia’s largest meat-processing plants, in the sauna with a crossbow next to it.
Police have detained a male suspect in connection with the murder. The suspect has not been named.
The attack happened at Mr Marugov’s countryside estate, about 40km (25 miles) outside the capital, Moscow, early on Monday morning, Russia’s Investigative Committee (similar to the FBI in the US) reported.
It did not name the man, but local media identified him as Mr Marugov, the owner of the Ozyorsky and Meat Empire sausage factories.
The intruders demanded cash from Mr Marugov, before fleeing in a car, the Investigative Committee said.
The getaway car was later recovered on the outskirts of the town of Istra, outside Moscow.
Mr Marugov’s son, Alexander, died in a motorcycle accident in Moscow last year.
Russia’s ‘sausage king’ has been shot with a crossbow and tortured to death while he was relaxing in a sauna with his girlfriend.
Vladimir Marugov, 54, owner of the ‘Ozyorsky sausages’ and ‘Meat Empire’ sausage factories, was killed on Monday on a family estate 25 miles west of Moscow where he was staying with Sabina Gaziyeva, 36.
The sausage tsar was tortured ‘for an hour’ after being shot as his assailants sought to extract information from him, say reports.
When police arrived at the scene he had died from blood loss, with visible wounds on his back and shoulder.
Police retrieved a silver Citroen with a crossbow but the assailants made away by foot in the forest.
The Investigative Committee said the intruders had demanded that Marugov hand over cash kept at his home.
The getaway car was found in a village in the suburbs of Istra, a town west of Moscow where affluent Russians have country homes known as dachas and like to spend the weekends.
Two suspects were later detained and the Russian Investigative Committee is leading a murder probe.
Marugov had been involved in a high profile property dispute with his ex-wife, poet Tatyana Marugova in the past year.
There were rumours of financial difficulties and debts.
The former couple’s son Alexander, 25, was killed in a motorbike crash last year.
The committee said: ‘Several masked men entered a stand-alone sauna building on the household’s estate, tied up the owner and his partner, and demanded the transfer of funds.’