However we need to mention that while in
the official report reports no damage to the head region
radiograms seems to differ with this
assessment. Head of the search party Maslenikov sent a message to
his superior comrade Sulman that stated that Kolmogorova did in fact
suffer a traumatic injury to the head.
ACT number 4
Forensic medical examination of corpses a citizen
Kolmogorov Zinaida Alekseevna, 22 years old
4 March 1959 according to the decision of the prosecutor's office of
Sverdlovsk region on March 3, 1959 forensic experts of the Regional
Bureau of Forensic Medicine of the Sverdlovsk region Renaissance VA
and Laptev II in the presence of the public prosecutor of Sverdlovsk
Region State Counselor of Justice Class III Vee-NI, the prosecutor
criminologist regional prosecutor's office junior counselor of
justice Ivanova LI witnesses and comrade. Comrade. PROUD SD and
NASKICHEVA KV in the room of the morgue of the central hospital
management n / box number H-240 in daylight and sunny weather made
the study of the corpse of citizen Kolmagorova Zinaida Alekseevna 22
years, to determine the cause of death and the responses to the
questions listed in the decree.
January 23, 1959 amateur group of tourists of 10 people went to ski
like the route Ivdel - Mountain Otorten. From phase 2 nd North went
9 people in the ski trip. 1st February 1959 the group began to climb
the mountain and in the evening Otorten pitched tents at the height
On the night of 2 of February under mysterious circumstances has
occurred the death of 9 persons.
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a / External examination
On the dissecting table is a female corpse ???? a corpse: the two
upper limbs bent at the elbows. The left lower limb more straighten
the knee and hip. Both limbs are connected together and are in
contact in the lower third of the right leg and the inner surface of
the left knee. Toes stretched and lowered down.
Clothes on the body: color red woolen hat, tied at the chin on the
bow under her blue woolen knitted cap attached to the hair clasp, a
blue woolen svitr, left cuff interrupted, dressed to the left side,
below the cotton cowboy shirt with long sleeves and one left
rastegnut pocket, left sleeve cuff rastegnut have. Color cowboy in
???, SPECIAL green, red cells, a cowboy on the left side of the
chest revealed a protective mask military pattern. Under cowboy
vigonevy svitr light red to blue lateral stripes, dressed to the
left side, on the left and the right arm of the two patches, one
brown sock and one of cotton blue fabric; knitting shirt long sleeve
blue; black satin bra fastened with two buttons; Ski pants, black
sports bikes from the clasps on the sides, buttons rastegnut
in-bottom pants cuffs with buttons not buttoned on the right leg
cuff has three break a depth of 0.5 cm 1.2 cm and 0.3 cm; blue
cotton sweatpants with? -mya internal pockets, buckles on the sides
rastegnut, unscrewed the right pocket of his exhibition races
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Ceska brown with two broken teeth in his pocket ??? vom shoelace
drawstring black; ??? Yuki bottom with an elastic band; ladies
knitted leggings with fleece inaudible color; lady cotton tights in
black with an elastic band; cotton pants swimming trunks color on
the 4 buttons; brown wool on legs ??? ski with fur insoles, beneath
blue and brown vigonevye socks.
corpse length 162 cm. Good food, with well-developed muscle groups.
Cadaverous spots bluish-purple on the rear surface of the trunk.
Rigor mortis was resolved in muscle groups joints. On the head
temnorusye hair braided in two braids associated with two red silk
ribbons, hair length up to 30 cm high sloping forehead backwards.;
the skin of the face and hands lilovokrasnogo colors in the right
frontal eminence abrasion dark red color measuring 2 x 1.5 cm. thick
to the touch, with her portion blednosurogo color measuring 3 x 2
cm, reaching the right eyebrow in the right temporomandibular malar
area osadnenie irregularly shaped skin color burokrasnogo size? x 5
cm. narrow black eyebrows. . On the upper eyelid of the left and the
right eye portion osadneniya skin dark red color in the size 5 x 1
cm and 0.5 x 0.5 cm left eye half open slot, cloudy cornea, iris
light brown color; on the cornea of the left eyeball Lyarshe
spots. Mucous century reddish color. Nasal bridge slightly arched at
the back of the nose abrasion burokrasnogo color measuring 1 x 0.7
cm., On In the zygomatic arch, cheeks and chin are many abrasions
various shapes and sizes under the dry tip of the nose is the same
abrasion parchment density of 2 x 1 cm. brown crusts dimensions of 6
x 2 cm. to? x 1 cm. or less. Lips bluish-red, swollen, his mouth
slightly open, straight white teeth, tongue in the mouth shut;
mucous gums bluish-pink
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colors. The opening of the mouth, nose and ear passages clean.
Auricles oval pink neck without features. The rib cage is
cylindrical in shape, medium-sized breasts, testovatoy. Nipples
protrude above the surface of the breast, the nipple and areola
color blednoserogo; stomach located at chest level. External
genitalia are formed correctly, mucous their bluish-pink color.
Hymen annular shape, the free edge of its fringed, natural orifice
hymen passes the tip of the little finger of an adult. Vaginal
discharge is not.
At the rear right and left hand in the metacarpal-phalangeal joint
and abrasion mezhfalangealnyh burokrasnogo touch dense color,
dimensions of 1.5 x 1 cm. X 0.3 cm 3. On the rear of the right hand
at the base of the third finger wound irregular angle facing the
terminal phalanx of the size 3 x 2.2 cm. with jagged edges and scalp
skin graft. The terminal phalanx of the left hand thumb 1-5 dense to
the touch, dry, burolilovogo color; in the inner and outer surfaces
of both upper extremities is well expressed venous network. Lower
extremities without a trace of visible damage to pinkish-red. In the
lumbar region the right side surface of the body, the right side of
the abdomen osadnenie bright red color of the skin in the form of
strips measuring 29 x 6 cm. The rest of the surface of the trunk and
limbs blednokrasnogo color, legs and feet pronounced venous network.
b / Internal research
Skin patches of the scalp with the inner surface of the moist,
juicy, brilliant red color.
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Bones roof and base of the skull intact. The dura mater bluish-gray,
red-blooded, pia muddy, swollen. Brains and Brain furrow smoothed,
flattened. The contours of the lateral ventricles of the brain are
not distinguishable gray matter poorly distinguishable from white.
The substance of the brain is a jelly-like mass of bluish-red color,
the cerebellum pattern discernible bad. Vessels base of the brain
without features. Subcutaneous fat body is well developed. The
position of internal organs proper light freely lie in the pleural
cavity. In the near-heart bag contained about 30 cm3 liquid amber
color, heart size 12 x 10.6 cm, with a surface charged to fat.
Cardiac muscle on a cut dark red color. In the right and left halves
of the heart contained up to 150 see 3 dark liquid blood, heart
valves of the aorta and pulmonary artery smooth, thin, brilliant,
coronary heart vessels are free, are passable, the inner surface of
the aorta smooth, clean; width aortic arch over valves 8 cm.
The light from the surface of bluish-red color, testovatoy to touch
on the cut lung tissue dark red color when pressed with the cut
surface liberally dripping bloody fluid and fluid dark blood, throat
and bronchial lumen is free. The mucosa of the esophagus trachea and
bronchi bluish-red color. Pod''yazychnaya bone intact. The thyroid
gland is in the section bluish-red color. In the cavity of the
stomach contained traces of frothy mucous mass dirty yellow, the
gastric mucosa serovatokrasnogo color with well-defined folding. On
the upper surface of the gastric mucosa folds small hemorrhages
Vishnevsky spots. Pancreas on the cut lilovokrasnogo color fine-
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lobed. The liver surface is smooth shiny liver size of 24 x 15 x 11
x 8 cm on the cut liver tissue burovishnevogo color with a bad liver
discernible pattern abruptly full-blooded.; gallbladder contained up
to 30 see 3 olive-colored fluid, mucous gallbladder velvety brown.
Spleen loose to the touch, her wrinkled capsule, on the cut fabric
of her temnovishnevogo colored pulp with a cut surface gives a great
scraping. spleen size 9 x 6.2 x 2 cm. In the lumen of the small
intestine mucosa contain plenty gryaznozheltogo color, intestinal
mucosa bluish-reddish color. In the lumen of the colon fecal
burokorichnevogo color colonic mucosa bluish-gray color. Kidneys
from the surface smooth, brilliant, capsule kidney removed easily,
in the context of kidney tissue temnovishnevogo color cortex renal
medulla discernible bad. The layers of the adrenal glands to
distinguish good right kidney size 8 x 5 x 3 cm., left 8 x 5 x 2.5
cm. The uterus is small, dense to the touch, the cut fabric of her
blednoserogo colors in the lumen of the uterus traces of pale red
mucus. Appendages on the cut without features. The bladder contained
up to 300 see 3 turbid yellowish liquid, the bladder mucosa
For chemical and histological examination of the corpse is taken
from the specified portion of the internal organs. When the corpse
study the presence of alcohol is not established.
BUREAU forensic - / signature / / Renaissance /
Severouralsk - signature / Laptev /
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PROSECUTOR the Sverdlovsk region
counselor of state
JUSTICE III-CLASS - signature / KLINOV /
REGIONAL PROSECUTOR criminologist
PROSECUTION ML. Counselor of Justice - the signature / Ivanov /
Concept - s / PROUD /
Concept - s / NASKICHEV /
Based on these studies the corpse of citizen Kolmagorova Zinaida
Alekseevna, 22 years, and given the circumstances of the case
believe that the death of Kolmogorov was the result of low
temperature / freezing / as evidenced by swelling of the meninges,
the sharp hyperemia of internal organs, liquid dark blood in the
heart cavity , Vishnevsky spots on the gastric mucosa, the third
fourth-degree frostbite terminal phalanges of the fingers; found
injuries on the body in the form Kolmagorova osadneniya abrasions
and skin wounds caused by a blunt instrument, resulting from the
fall, a bruise on the rocks, ice, snow.
The above injuries were caused by Kolmogorov as in life, as well as
in the agonal state posthumously.
These studies corpse Kolmogorov suggest that meal she had for 6-8
hours until death. The presence of alcohol in the study werenot found,
preserved virginity Kolmogorov. Death is violent, an accident.
BUREAU forensic - signature / Renaissance /
Severouralsk - signature / Laptev /