Hieromonk Ilya Semin

Aliases:
  • Ilija Semin
  • Iliya Syomin
  • Elijah Syomin
  • Pavel Syomin
  • Aliya Semin
  • Iliya Semin
  • Elijah Semin
  • Pavel Semin
  • Ilya Syomin
  • Aliya Syomin
  • Ilija Syomin
Hieromonk Ilya Semin
Hieromonk Ilya Semin

Hieromonk Ilya Semin was a priest-monk of the Moscow Patriarchate (MP).

On August of 2012, Semin lost control of his Mercedes and killed two road workers and injured another. The priest fled the scene, but later surrendered to authorities. He was detained following his arrest.

In June of 2013 Semin admitted responsibility for the accident. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

The day after his conviction, Semin was defrocked by the MP.