A BALLERINA from the world well-known Bolshoi Theatre was dismembered and dissolved in sulphuric acid after a blackmailer threatened to disclose nude photographs, cops consider.
Russian detectives are reported to be following a new lead in a long-running probe into the disappearance of dancer Olga Demina, 25, six years in the past.
Olga Demina, 25, vanished in Russia in 2014[/caption]
She was a ballet dancer with the world well-known Bolshoi Theatre[/caption]
Olga is believed to have been killed after she was the sufferer of a sting operation by a person possessing “sexually compromising” footage of her.
Malkhaz Dzhavoev, 40, variously described because the dancer’s “supervisor” and “lover”, has been named because the prime suspect.
He was detained in Moscow in 2017 after he was extradited on an Interpol warrant from Germany the place he had fled from Russia, posing as a Kurdish refugee.
He was not too long ago jailed for 5 and a half years for fraud involving a flat belonging to the ballerina’s boyfriend Alexey Fetisov, and he’s additionally suspected of Olga’s homicide.
‘THROWN IN A WELL’
Now a legislation enforcement official has informed Komsomolskaya Pravda that Dzhavoev “let slip” that Olga’s corpse “was dismembered and dissolved in acid” with her stays in all probability thrown in a properly close to a lake.
The supply stated: “Search work is underway there now.
“Sulphuric acid does dissolve the whole lot to zero.
“Some physique fragments must be preserved. However they nonetheless must be discovered.”
Instantly earlier than she vanished, Dzhavoev had taken her on a visit out of Moscow to bop for a bunch of businessmen at a nightclub.
Dzhavoev and his father purchased sulphuric acid from an industrial supply, it was reported.
Prime suspect Malkhaz Dzhavoev, seen together with his spouse and baby[/caption]
He has variously been described as Olga’s ‘supervisor’ and ‘lover’[/caption]
Olga is alleged to have feared compromising photographs would seem on-line[/caption]
Final yr, a cranium was found near the place Dzhavoev’s cellular sign was registered on the night time Olga went lacking – nevertheless it was discovered to not be linked to the case.
The ballerina’s mom Elena Demina stated: “Investigators informed me new info appeared within the case.
“The killer murdered her after which dismembered the corpse…then he dissolved components of the corpse in acid.”
The mom informed how earlier than her demise the dancer had paid massive sums of cash to Dzhavoev.
“Shortly earlier than her demise she bought her Peugeot automotive. She went to promote it with Malkhaz, he took the cash.
“Olga additionally had loans in her title – and gave the cash to Malkhaz.
“She was fully at his mercy.”
She had evidently feared “sexually compromising” footage of her would seem on-line – and regardless of paying cash to stop this, the photographs had been posted.
The felony case into Demina’s disappearance alleges: “Whereas within the residence on the night time of August 20, 2014, Dzhavoev allegedly attacked Demina and dedicated premeditated homicide.”
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Dzhavoev’s lawyer has denied any wrongdoing by his shopper, and claimed the ballerina might have fled overseas residing on the proceeds of a housing rip-off.
“We’ve got info that Olga Demina was lengthy dreaming of leaving Russia and arranging her private life overseas,” stated a member of his authorized crew.
Her household say she was swindled out of cash from a housing deal shortly earlier than she vanished.
Olga had bought her automotive and brought out loans shortly earlier than her demise[/caption]
Her mom stated police have informed her there may be new info within the case[/caption]
Olga has not been seen for six years[/caption]