Valeria Shpilenko Biography — Wiki
Valeria Shpilenko is best known as the daughter of Kremlin-connected multi-millionaire Andrey Shpilenko who has denied anything ‘criminal’ when his student daughter died in a ‘tragic accident’ after falling from her bedroom window in a central Moscow high rise.
Shpilenko was found beneath her family’s home in the tower block, leading to an investigation by law enforcement.
Valeria Shpilenko Age
Valeria Shpilenko was 19 years old at the time of death.
Valeria Shpilenko Education, Boyfriend, Family
Valeria Shpilenko was an international journalism student in Moscow, who was known to be keen on photography.
Her father was earlier vice-rector of the Moscow State University of Technology and Management. She had a younger brother, Ilya, 13.
Valeria Shpilenko Death and Cause of Death
Multi-millionaire Andrey Shpilenko hit out at the Russian media for suggesting something ‘criminal’ over Valeria Shpilenko’s death which was at 1 am on Thursday, the day after her 19th birthday. Reports say he had heard her daughter scream and ran to her bedroom where the window was open.
He then found her body, according to police.
‘It’s now a very difficult period for me and my family,’ he said. ‘In order to avoid spreading false information, I am forced to publish this message.
‘I see how some media outlets are trying to misinterpret information, present it as something distorted and hint at a criminal nature.’
The tragedy on Thursday night was ‘due to an accident’, he said, adding this was the finding of a law enforcement investigation.
What we know so far
Andrey did not specify any details about the ‘accident’.
Police sources said a preliminary examination found ‘no traces of a struggle’, but that an investigation is continuing.
No suicide note was found and friends said she showed no signs of being suicidal.
‘She was an angel, an ideal daughter and the kindest, sympathetic person in the world,’ said the father, asking the media not ‘discredit my daughter’ by speculating on her death. He and his wife Alyona were described as ‘deeply shocked’.
Earlier he has posted: ‘My angel, my beloved daughter, rest with God. You will live in my heart forever.’