Naked body of Russian beauty blogger Ekaterina K found stuffed in a suitcase with throat slit at her Moscow apartment
The naked body of a glamorous Russian beauty blogger has been found stuffed inside a suitcase.
Ekaterina K, 24, who was trained as a dermatologist and sexual health practitioner, was killed after her throat was slit at her Moscow apartment, say police.
She had also suffered a number of stab wounds.
Her body was found ‘packed in a suitcase’ in the flat she rented in Moscow’s Pyryeva Street, prompting a full scale murder investigation.
Ekaterina had been a beauty pageant contestant in Moscow as well as qualifying from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, say reports.
Her Instagram account in the name of Katty has 80,000 subscribers.
She worked as a medic in a hospital in the city.
Fans said she had a likeness to British actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn.
Her parents became concerned when Ekaterina stopped answering their phone calls.
They asked her landlord to check her flat at which point they found her naked body in a suitcase.
Police are examining her love life for clues about her killer, according to reports citing law enforcement sources.
It is known she had broken up with a 32-year-old lover and started a relationship with an older man.
She and the 52-year-old man had intended to make a trip to The Netherlands, it was reported.
Her final post was about a trip to Corfu on 22 July. Her body was found five days later.
Police are investigating if ‘jealousy’ was linked to the crime, they added.
No arrests have been reported so far.
Her Instagram showed her posing in in studios, or during trips, as well as occasional pictures from her day-to-day life.
One showed her graduation as a as a doctor specialising in dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases.