The former Deputy battalion “Ghost” of the people’s militia self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR) was found dead in the detention center of Lugansk. About it report “news of Donbass” with reference to “Cossack ataman” Alexander Konkin.

Konkin claims that Kostin was killed.

However, the publication gives a different version of his death. Supposedly because of the quarantine, he was transferred to solitary confinement, where he died from complications of diabetes in the absence of treatment.

Costin was arrested in August 2018. Later, the court found him guilty of robbery and looting in 2014 and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. According to investigators, Kostin with the dead in 2015, the commander of the battalion “Ghost” Alexei Brain organized the attack on the family antratsitovskogo a businessman when he is with his wife and young daughter in the night from 8 to 9 may 2014 was being transported by car a large sum of money.