Head of Russia’s Army Housing Service found dead
According to the Ria Novosti news agency, the General was found dead in his Moscow office on Thursday morning. A gun was found next to his body.
The 57-year-old Vlasov took the position in 2007.
“A criminal investigation has been launched into the suicide of the acting head of army's housing service General-Colonel Viktor Vlasov. An investigation group has been set up. They are currently examining the scene of the incident,” said Vladimir Markin, a representative from the Russian Prosecutor's General Office.