A Russian social media influencer, Ekaterina Karaglanova was found dead inside a suitcase in her apartment.
Ekaterina Karaglanova‘s body was found with her throat slit and other knife wounds to her body in her flat in Moscow on Friday.
The 24-year-old social media influencer, who had recently graduated as a doctor, had just begun a new relationship and was planning a holiday to the Netherlands to celebrate her birthday.
Her parents became concerned when they were unable to contact her in the days leading up to her trip and asked the landlord for access to her flat. When they arrived, they found the suitcase in the hallway.
Police said there was no evidence of a struggle and that there was no weapon at the murder scene.
They also added that her ex-boyfriend was seen on CCTV in the days before the discovery and he has now fled the country.
Who is Ekaterina Karaglanova who was found dead inside a suitcase?
Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, was seen as a Russian Instagram influencer who had more than 85,000 followers.
She had recently graduated as a doctor. Ms Karaglanova held a residency at a medical school in Moscow and practised as a doctor specialising in dermatology.
She also wrote a travel blog with had thousands of subscribers.
Ekaterina had been a beauty pageant contestant as well as a graduate from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University.
She was known as @kattie_loves_life to her 86,000 followers on Instagram.