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Glamorous doctor and travel blogger, 24, is found knifed to death and stuffed in a suitcase

A suspect in the murder of a glamorous Russian doctor and travel blogger, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase, has been caught on CCTV.

Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, who had more than 85,000 Instagram followers, was found with her throat slit and wearing nothing but lace garters in her Moscow flat. 

Detectives in Russia are working on a theory that the man seen on CCTV entering and later leaving her apartment block is a ‘jealous former lover’.

Ekaterina Karaglanova, 24, who had more than 85,000 Instagram followers, was found with her throat slit and wearing nothing but lace garters in her Moscow flat

A suspect in the murder of a glamorous Russian doctor and travel blogger, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase, has been caught on CCTV.

Detectives in Russia are working on a theory that the man seen on CCTV entering and later leaving her apartment block is a 'jealous former lover'.

A suspect in the murder of a glamorous Russian doctor and travel blogger, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase, has been caught on CCTV. Detectives in Russia are working on a theory that the man seen on CCTV entering and later leaving her apartment block is a ‘jealous former lover’

CCTV footage shows man enters the block of flats where she lived carrying a plastic bag, his face hidden by a cap

CCTV footage shows man enters the block of flats where she lived carrying a plastic bag, his face hidden by a cap

Committee official Yulia Ivanova said an investigation was underway to 'establish all the circumstances of the committed crime and at detaining the person involved in it'

One theory is that the killer had put her corpse in a suitcase intending to remove her body from the flat but then realised he might raise suspicions.

Committee official Yulia Ivanova said an investigation was underway to ‘establish all the circumstances of the committed crime and at detaining the person involved in it’. One theory is that the killer had put her corpse in a suitcase intending to remove her body from the flat but then realised he might raise suspicions

Her distraught parents found her body after concern that she had stopped answering her phone, according to local media.

They asked the landlord to unlock the door and discovered her body.

Her father, also a doctor, needed medical treatment after finding his daughter’s corpse, seeing her legs sticking out of a suitcase, and an ambulance was called.  

CCTV footage shows man enters the block of flats where she lived carrying a plastic bag, his face hidden by a cap.

The wording on his T-shirt may be ‘Let’s Get Lost’ in English.

Four hours later the suspect left with a smaller suitcase amid suspicions he had removed her bloodstained clothes and a weapon used to slit her throat and stab her twice in the chest

Four hours later the suspect left with a smaller suitcase amid suspicions he had removed her bloodstained clothes and a weapon used to slit her throat and stab her twice in the chest

Her distraught parents found her body after concern that she had stopped answering her phone, according to local media

Her distraught parents found her body after concern that she had stopped answering her phone, according to local media

Police are are seeking details of her private life, amid claims that she had a new relationship with a 52-year-old man, and had gone through an acrimonious split with a boyfriend aged 32 who she had branded a 'wolf'. A friend named Marina Nikitina told REN TV: 'Recently I noticed that she had changed a lot. There was information that somebody did not like her. She posted "Someone is badly interested in my private life'". A picture showed this man with the face of a wolf.

Police are are seeking details of her private life, amid claims that she had a new relationship with a 52-year-old man, and had gone through an acrimonious split with a boyfriend aged 32 who she had branded a ‘wolf’. A friend named Marina Nikitina told REN TV: ‘Recently I noticed that she had changed a lot. There was information that somebody did not like her. She posted “Someone is badly interested in my private life'”. A picture showed this man with the face of a wolf.

They asked the landlord to unlock the door and discovered her body.

Her father, also a doctor, needed medical treatment after finding his daughter's corpse, seeing her legs sticking out of a suitcase, and an ambulance was called

They asked the landlord to unlock the door and discovered her body. Her father, also a doctor, needed medical treatment after finding his daughter’s corpse, seeing her legs sticking out of a suitcase, and an ambulance was called.

Four hours later the suspect left with a smaller suitcase amid suspicions he had removed her bloodstained clothes and a weapon used to slit her throat and stab her twice in the chest.

The man shown on CCTV footage was wearing gloves despite it being 81F (27C) outside on Friday, when police say she was killed.

Detectives have described the crime scene at Ekaterina’s flat as spotlessly clean with no traces of blood.

Her distraught mother minutes after she found her mother's body

Her distraught mother minutes after she found her mother’s body

Her parents discovered her body after asking the landlord to let them in

Her parents discovered her body after asking the landlord to let them in

There were no signs of a fight, leaving police to believe her killer had carefully planned her murder

She recently started work as a doctor in a Moscow hospital, having graduated from a top medical university.

There were no signs of a fight, leaving police to believe her killer had carefully planned her murder. She recently started work as a doctor in a Moscow hospital, having graduated from a top medical university

Ekaterina also went on a number of foreign trips and posted pictures from Corfu in July. Pictured here in Paris

Ekaterina also went on a number of foreign trips and posted pictures from Corfu in July. Pictured here in Paris

Ekaterina's Instagram is full of glamorous pictures of her dining and travelling around the world

Ekaterina’s Instagram is full of glamorous pictures of her dining and travelling around the world

She shared her glamorous life with her 85,000 followers, showing off expensive fashion

She shared her glamorous life with her 85,000 followers, showing off expensive fashion

She often compared herself to Audrey Hepburn taking inspiration from the British actress's style

She often compared herself to Audrey Hepburn taking inspiration from the British actress’s style

There were no signs of a fight, leaving police to believe her killer had carefully planned her murder.

Police are are seeking details of her private life, amid claims that she had a new relationship with a 52-year-old man,  and had gone through an acrimonious split with a boyfriend aged 32 who she had branded a ‘wolf’.

She recently started work as a doctor in a Moscow hospital, having graduated from a top medical university.

She had intended to go to The Netherlands for a trip with the 52-year-old man to celebrate her 25th birthday, it was reported

She had intended to go to The Netherlands for a trip with the 52-year-old man to celebrate her 25th birthday, it was reported

The CCTV footage has been studied by the Russian Investigative Committee, in charge of probing serious crimes

The CCTV footage has been studied by the Russian Investigative Committee, in charge of probing serious crimes

She often posed in her BMW, saying 'It's the most wonderful time of the year. Now I¿m about summer, of course ¿'

She often posed in her BMW, saying ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Now I’m about summer, of course ️’

Ekaterina also went on a number of foreign trips and posted pictures from Corfu in July. 

She had intended to go to The Netherlands for a trip with the 52-year-old man to celebrate her 25th birthday, it was reported.

A friend named Marina Nikitina told REN TV: ‘Recently I noticed that she had changed a lot. There was information that somebody did not like her. She posted “Someone is badly interested in my private life'”.

The hospital doctor posted glamorous modelling shots as well as snaps from her day-to-day life

The hospital doctor posted glamorous modelling shots as well as snaps from her day-to-day life

Ekaterina had been a beauty pageant contestant in Moscow as well as qualifying from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

Ekaterina had been a beauty pageant contestant in Moscow as well as qualifying from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

She had started working at a hospital in the city. Fans said she had a likeness to Audrey Hepburn

She had started working at a hospital in the city. Fans said she had a likeness to Audrey Hepburn

A picture showed this man with the face of a wolf.

The CCTV footage has been studied by the Russian Investigative Committee, in charge of probing serious crimes.

Committee official Yulia Ivanova said an investigation was underway to ‘establish all the circumstances of the committed crime and at detaining the person involved in it’.

One theory is that the killer had put her corpse in a suitcase intending to remove her body from the flat but then realised he might raise suspicions.

Her Instagram showed her posing in studios, or during trips, as well as occasional pictures from her day-to-day life.

Her Instagram showed her posing in studios, or during trips, as well as occasional pictures from her day-to-day life.

Her Instagram showed her posing in studios, or during trips, as well as occasional pictures from her day-to-day life

Her look and style transformed over the years, all of which she documented online

Her look and style transformed over the years, all of which she documented online

As well as pictures of her life in Moscow, the model, doctor and blogger shared snaps from around the world

As well as pictures of her life in Moscow, the model, doctor and blogger shared snaps from around the world

Then then decided only to remove her bloodstained clothes and the murder weapon.

Ekaterina had been a beauty pageant contestant in Moscow as well as qualifying from the prestigious Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University.

She had started working at a hospital in the city.

Fans said she had a likeness to Audrey Hepburn.

Her Instagram showed her posing in studios, or during trips, as well as occasional pictures from her day-to-day life.

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