The Russian newspaper reports that 45-year-old Alexander “Sasha” Kagansky was in his underwear when he fell from his 14th floor apartment. Moskovsky Komsomolets.
The scientist was also stabbed, police said.
Police believe there was a commotion before Kagansky fell from the building, reports said.
Russian police say they are investigating Kagansky’s death as a homicide and are investigating a 45 – year – old man as a suspect, e2news.com reported.
Kaganski, who is best known for his work on cancer research, was an assistant professor at Vladivostok and worked for 13 years in Edinburgh, Scotland, until 2017.
He most recently served as the Director of the Center for Genetic and Regenerative Medicine at the Federal University of the Far East of Russia.
He is working on developing a vaccine against the corona virus, e2news said.
The report said Kagansky’s body was found by a neighbor on Jamshin Street.
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