A Professor has been found of murder, after two cut arms of his student were found in his rucksack.
Prof. Oleg Sokolov was literally dragged from a freezing river in St. Petersburg where he lives in Russia.
Her decapitated head and body were found in his flat alongside a saw covered with blood.
The victim was i dentified to be Anastasia Yeschenko who is 24yrs old and had been in a relationship with the Professor as reported by the Russian Media.
She had been in a relationship with the lecturer, 63, when he “accidentally killed her” during an argument, police said.
Sokolov, a leading expert on Russian military history, is now in hospital after suffering from hypothermia.
Professor Sokolov was dragged from the icy Moyka River in St Petersburg in the early hours of Saturday morning, November 9, 2019. Police discovered the two female arms, which had been severed at the elbow, as well as a gun in his bag.
Sokolov is a professor at St Petersburg State University and is well known for reenacting moments of Napoleonic history. He was president of the Russian Association of Military History and is now a member of the body’s scientific council. He has worked as a technical adviser to European television broadcasters on films depicting the Napoleonic era, and he was made a knight of the Legion of Honour in France in 2003, Metro UK reports.