MOSCOW, September 15 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court on Wednesday upheld detention of forensic physician Alexander Pentsakov charged with negligence and forgery in office as part of a case over the death of deputy head of Moscow’s Culture Department Leonid Osharin, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

Earlier, Pentsakov was put in detention until September 21.

According to investigators, the accused performed an autopsy on Osharin of 47 years. He concluded that the official had died from suicide despite multiple stab and slash wounds on his body.