WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: A “cannibal family” has allegedly admitted to killing and eating more than 30 people.
The killings were said to have taken place over an 18-year period and police are believed to have discovered eight body parts, The Mirror reports.
Dmitry Baksheev, 35, from Kasnodar in Russia’s south has allegedly told interrogators he began killing and eating people in 1999.
The Sun reports Mr Baksheev boasted about multiple murders after a phone was found with pictures of a man posing for selfies with dead bodies.
The 35-year-old and his wife Natalia, 42, are accused of drugging their victims with tranquilisers before attacking them and storing their remains in their fridge, freezer and cellar.
Natalia has allegedly confessed to more than 30 cases of killing and eating people by the couple.
Sickening images show how couple allegedly preserved human flesh in jars with around 19 pieces of human skin discovered, which allegedly been “removed from dead people”.
Mr Baksheev was taken into custody on September 12 after the remains of a woman were found in a bucket and bag in a military academy in Krasadonar where the couple had been working and living.
Another bag was filled with the dead woman’s possessions.
Krasnodar news site Live Kuban reports videos for “lessons on cannibals” were also found in Mr Baksheev’s quarters.
Natalia has undergone psychiatric tests since her detention but has been judged to be mentally healthy, Russian news agency Mash reports.
A worker at the academy said every time they tried to enter the room the couple “started wild shouting and crying”.
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Investigative committee official Natalia Smyatskaya said the initial investigation was into the death of one woman, but other alleged murders were being looked into.
Ms Smyatskaya said the dead woman had been identified as the investigation continues.