Russian couple murdered and dismembered in Fiji

July 4, 2016 2:32 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

A Russian couple from Fiji are thought to have been murdered and dismembered after human body parts washed up on a beach in the Pacific island nation.

Yuri Shipulin and his wife Natalia who went missing in mid-June
Yuri Shipulin (L) and his wife Natalia who went missing in mid-June

The Fiji Sun said two pairs of feet wrapped in netting and weighed down with stones were found on June 24 at Natadola beach, a popular tourist destination.

Further searches uncovered more remains, with speculation connecting the grisly find to the disappearance a week earlier of Russian couple Yuri and Natalia Shipulin.

Lead investigator Luke Navela said DNA tests with the Shipulins’ relatives back in Russia had confirmed the link, and police now believed they had been murdered and dismembered, the Sun reported. Read More

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