Natalia Baksheeva and Dmitry Baksheev, a Russian husband and wife, are now under suspicion for the murder of around 30 people, whom they may or may not have cannibalized.
Now, a video posted on YouTube and aired on Russian news stations, purportedly from a police investgation, reveals the inside of the duo's house.
According to The Washington Post, investigators believe the couple used sedatives to incapacitate their victims before skinning them alive, later consuming their flesh and organs. They are also believed to have slipped human meat into the food at the military academy where they worked, in attempt to lure more into their cannibalistic cabal.
The two were found after a discarded cell phone containing “photos of a man with different parts of a dismembered human body in his mouth" was discovered, according to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs. Another picture showed a human head on a platter of fruit. The earliest of the photos was dated from 1999. Investigators were able to track down the previous owner of the phone, leading to the arrest of Dmitry.
A dismembered female corpse was also discovered near their home around the same time.
In police custody, Dmitry confessed to "practicing cannibalism" with his wife at least 30 times in the past two decades.
The video above shows the inside of the couple's “hostel accommodation” on the campus of the military academy where they work. The residency was cluttered, with pictures and various items (including wigs and trash, according to The Washington Post) strewn about.
Police are releasing few details about the situation as of now.
Baksheev has been charged with one count of murder, and the investigation is ongoing.
If the couple's killings are confirmed, they will be considered two of the deadliest serial killers in the country's history.
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