The jury found Kaliningrad doctors guilty of killing a baby

A jury found Kaliningrad doctors Elena Belaya and Elina Sushkevich guilty of murdering a premature baby, the case was retried in the Moscow Regional Court, TASS reports citing Sushkevich's lawyer Kamil Babasov.

According to the lawyer, this decision will be appealed.

Recall that Elena Belaya is accused of killing a premature newborn in November 2018. According to the investigation, for this she involved an anesthesiologist-resuscitator Sushkevich, who injected the baby with magnesium sulfate, from which he died.

The case was considered with the participation of the jury. On December 10, 2020, they acquitted the doctors. The collegium considered it unproven that the newborn was given the indicated drug.

In May 2021, the Court of Appeal overturned the acquittal of the Kaliningrad doctors. In June, the Supreme Court moved the retrial of the criminal case to the Moscow Regional Court. In early October, Sushkevich and Belaya were arrested for three months during the first hearing in the case.

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