The military commander revealed the circumstances of the death of an American mercenary in Ukraine

Military commander Rudenko said about the murder of a mercenary from the USA Jones by Ukrainian military reporter of VGTRK Andrey Rudenko said that the American mercenary Joshua Alan Jones, who fought on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), was eliminated by the Ukrainian military during the retreat from positions.

He described the circumstances of the death of a US citizen in the Telegram channel.

The body of the murdered mercenary was found near the settlement of Egorovka. According to the journalist, when examining the body, it turned out that Jones was booby-trapped.

“After mine clearance and a detailed examination of the corpse, it turned out that he was shot by his own Ukrainian Nazis. Then they tried to destroy the body, but they didn’t have time, because the offensive of our forces was swift,” Rudenko wrote.

Earlier, a photo of Jones’ passport appeared on the web. Judging by the published footage, the American was born on March 31, 1998 in Tennessee.

On August 27, the US State Department confirmed the death of an American citizen during the fighting in Ukraine, however, out of respect for the privacy of the family, it did not disclose the identity of the serviceman.

The Ombudsman of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Daria Morozova, notified US representatives and the head of the UN monitoring mission that they agreed to send the body of the mercenary to his relatives.