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A 32-year-old Donbas war veteran was stabbed to death in Kyiv's Obolon district in the early hours of January 19, 2020.

"A man came to a cafe at 28a Mykola Yunkerova Street in the early hours of January 19 and asked for help. His clothes were bloodstained. The cafe staff called an ambulance, but unfortunately, the victim died before its arrival. Everything happened at around 03:00," the kiev.informator.ua reported.

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As the portal learnt from sources in law enforcement agencies, the man approached the cafe's entrance and fell. He asked for help and said he had been attacked. However, he did not give any details.

Investigators who worked at the site examined the man's body. He had been stabbed in the neck with his carotid artery severed. A knife was found next to the body. The man's identity was established, he had a war veteran ID card on him.

An investigation into the murder is under way.

The strana.ua portal reported he was a resident of Odesa.