Kyiv Scientific Research Institute for Forensic Expertise headed by the director Oleksandr Ruvin expresses sincere and deep condolences to the staff of Kharkiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise named after the Honored Professor M. S. Bokarius on the death of the leading scientist, forensic expert, candidate of biological sciences Oleksandr Prokopenko.
Over the period of his 40-year work in Kharkiv Scientific Research Institute for Forensic Expertise Oleksandr Prokopenko has gone the way from the laboratory assistant to the head of the laboratory of forensic physical, chemical and biological research of which he ruled for almost 20 years. He made a significant contribution to the development of the forensic expertise, developed a unique method of forensic-entomological examination to determine the time of death, which is a new direction in forensic biological examination. He was a member of the forensic biological and soil science section for the examination of materials, substances and products.
Colleagues will remember Oleksandr Prokopenko as a kind and sensitive person. His experience and wise actions will become an example for future generations of forensic experts.
He shall stay in our memories forever!