The love life of a Russian model is being investigated after her body was discovered shoved inside a suitcase. Beauty blogger Ekaterina K was found dead with her throat slit at her Moscow flat on July 27. Police are now looking into whether jealousy may be a motive for her death. She had romantic links to two older men and was intending to take a trip to the Netherlands with a lover, 52. Police are looking into her love life for clues about her killer, according to reports citing law enforcement sources. It is understood she had broken up with a man, 32, and started a relationship with an older man.
Her parents became concerned when Ekaterina stopped answering their phone calls and asked her landlord to check up on her. It is then her naked body was found ‘packed in a suitcase’, in the flat she rented in Moscow’s Pyryeva Street.
The popular Instagrammer, who has 80,000 followers, also suffered a number of stab wounds. Fans said she had a likeness to British actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn. While leading a glamorous Instagram lifestyle the beauty blogger also worked as a medic in a hospital in the city.
She was trained as a dermatologist and sexual health practitioner and qualified from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, according to reports. Her Instagram showed her posing in in studios and on 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. Her final post was about a trip to Corfu on 22 July. Her body was found five days later. No arrests have been reported so far.