Natalia Baksheeva and Dmitry Baksheev, the Russian “cannibal” husband and wife, who allegedly killed 30 people have confessed the motive behind their one of the gruesome murders.
According to the New York Post, pickled body parts of their last murder victim Elena Vashrusheva, 35, were found in a glass jar inside the couple’s fridge. The couple allegedly confessed to killing Vashrusheva, a waitress, in a fit of jealousy. The murder allegedly happened after Baksheeva accused her of trying to seduce her husband.
Baksheeva, 42, has also complained that she has been mocked by fellow inmates. She claims inmates have asked her things, like, “Did you eat enough human meat?” Baksheev, 35, is being kept in solitary confinement so that he won’t be beaten by prisoners. He is reportedly unhappy about the forced separation of him and his wife.
Viktor Belikov, a human rights activist has stated, “It is obvious that he loves his wife very much and worries about her.”
The couple’s home was located on a Russian military academy base. Glass jars of human remains, unidentified frozen body parts and “steamed human meat” have been discovered in their home. According to The Washington Post, investigators think they used sedatives to incapacitate their victims before skinning them alive. It is believed the couple ate their victims’ flesh and organs.
An investigation into the couple began after “photos of a man with different parts of a dismembered human body in his mouth" were discovered, according to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Another disturbing picture revealed a human head on a platter of fruit. The photographs date back to 1999.