14-year-old daughter arrested after mum's body found in bin

A forbidden romance has allegedly led to the contract killing of a 38-year-old woman.

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested by Russian police on suspicion of hiring hitmen to murder her mother after allegedly being forbidden to see her boyfriend.

The victim, 38-year-old Anastasia Milosskaya, was found dead in a skip bin near Moscow and bore signs of having been beaten and strangled to death, reports The Sun.

The girl and a 15-year-old boy, who was living in her family's flat and is presumed to be her boyfriend, are accused of paying two other teenagers 350,000 rubles ($6,730) to carry out the killing.

Anastasia Milosskaya was allegedly murdered by teenagers hired by her own daughter, seen here. Source: Facebook
Anastasia Milosskaya was allegedly murdered by teenagers hired by her own daughter. Source: Facebook/Social media

Russia's Investigative Committee claims Ms Milosskaya had tried to order the boy to leave for being a bad influence on her daughter, leading to the alleged murder-for-hire plot. It's also believed the young couple intended to live off the victim's savings of more than $2.8 million rubles ($55,000).

Authorities say the girl and her friend allowed the alleged accomplices into the apartment and were present during the murder. The single mother's body was discovered in a garbage pile two days later wrapped in plastic and a mattress.

According to reports, the schoolgirl had expressed how much she disliked her mum on multiple occasions. "She spoke about hating her mother many times, even though her mother was a good person who loved her," a friend of the girl was quoted as saying.

The accused individuals, all aged between 14 and 17, have been placed in an adolescent facility for a month during ongoing investigations. The maximum sentence the youths face is 10 years, to be initially served in a youth correctional colony.

Further details of the case are yet to be released as the investigation continues.

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