A husband has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the his estranged 18 year old wife’s headless body and body parts were found in a river.
Olga Onipenko’s bowels were removed after her death, said police, in a case which has shocked Russia.
The couple had had a custody fight over their nine month old son after they had broken up.
According to the Police, her husband, 22 year old Viktor Onipenko had already confessed to the murder but his relatives insist he is innocent.
The wife’s body was found in the River Krivaya Bolda several days before her head was found, said police.
Initially, she was identified by a tattoo.
Police allege that during a row over custody he grabbed a knife and stabbed her in the stomach and back.
The child is now in an orphanage in Astrakhan, on the shore of the Caspian Sea.
Source: Channel NTV.