MOSCOW, November 8. Footballer from Chuvashia Alexey Lesin, who was found dead in Sochi, died of asphyxia, said the athlete’s father, Sergei Lesin.
Earlier, Sergei Lesin said that a few hours before his death, his son and his team went to an Adler bar, where he was not allowed to wear shorts, so the athlete, leaving his friends, decided to have a bite to eat elsewhere and then take a walk along the sea. Lesin Sr. also said that Alexey had a backpack with things and documents that have not yet been found. He added that his son had no health problems.
“”The examination showed that he died of asphyxia – he choked, in other words. We also conducted a small investigation, interviewed witnesses. The information was as follows: until three o'clock he was in a karaoke bar with the team. Then this bar closed, and they went to another establishment. For some reason they didn’t let him in. The dress code apparently didn’t pass. The guys wanted to call a taxi, but he said that he would wait for them. At five o’clock he left another bar, they saw him there, then he went towards the sea. Maybe he wanted to go on foot. About eight o'clock they found him. There is even a video: he is lying on the shore. Maybe he was washed up on the shore. The investigator did not tell us anything else, although there are cameras all over the coast. There everything should be visible,” Sport-Express quotes Lesin Sr. as saying.
Farewell to Alexey Lesin will take place on November 12 in Cheboksary.