“The prosecutor decided to initiate investigations under Article 155 of the Criminal Code, which concerns of manslaughter. All the details of the incident are being checked, the witnesses are being questioned, ”TASS quotes the representative of the Ostroda city police Anna Karchevskaya.

Yekaterina Koroleva, player of the Russian national beach handball team, died on a pond near the town of Stare Jablonka in Poland, where the European Championship ended the day before. The athlete was 20 years old.

Earlier it was reported that the EHF expressed its condolences in connection with the death of the Russian handball player.