Svetlana Bukharina, is the poor mother who watched in horror the news about her little son Kirill, who was tossed from a 52-story building by her own father, Dmitriy Kanarikov who then jumped to his death.
Just a couple of months ago 35-year-old Dmitriy Kanarikov said on Facebook, the only thing he wished for was to be the best father ad husband.
Today his name and his son name are in every headline, not for being the best day on Christmas, but the total opposite.
A three-year-old innocent boy had his life ripped from him, by he man he admired, trust and loved the most and all for a bitter custody with his estranged wife.
Dmitriy A. Kanarikov was a Ukraine immigrant living in New York where he worked as a systems analyst at TIAA-CREF, where he first arrived in May 2000 as a legal System Specialist Intern, Dmitry graduated with honors in 2001 from Pace University with a BC in computer Science.
Dmitry and his wife Svetlana Kanarikov a few months ago, they were in the middle of a bitter custody battle over their son Kirill.
Sveltana was expecting her estranged husband handed Kirill to her today at a Manhattan police precinct, but instead he took his son still wearing his Christmas Pj’s to the rooftop of the 500-unit West 60th Street building where a friend lives, tossed Kirill and then he took the fatal jump.
Kirill Kanarikov was recovered from a sixth-floor landing of the same building while his father was found on a fourth-floor landing of a John Jay College building next door to the apartment high-rise, Mr. Kanarikov left a note explaining his actions.
Kirill was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital where he was pronounced death, his father was found dead at the scene.
Dmitriy Kanarikov’s wife is 32-year-old Svetlana E. Bukharina aka Svetlana Kanarikov, she graduated from LaGuardia High School Of Music and Performing Arts in Manhattan, NY. She currently resides in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, before that she lived in Charlotte, NC and New York City.
Svetlana Kanarikov was one or the talented violinist at the RIT Philharmonia. Svetlana and Dmitriy got married in October, 2009.
Our thoughts and prayers are with her during this terrible sad time, May God give her strength.