Budding Instagram star stabbed mother before ripping out her heart and then went on a date with boyfriend

Anna Leikovic, 21, is also accused of taking out her mother's other organs including her lungs and intestines using a kitchen knife


                            Budding Instagram star stabbed mother before ripping out her heart and then went on a date with boyfriend
(Instagram/ ANNA LEKOVICH)

A medical student, with ambitions of becoming an Instagram star, allegedly murdered her mother in a horrific incident. Anna Leikovic from Moldova allegedly stabbed Praskovya Leikovic, but when she did not die, the accused ripped out her heart from her dying body. The 21-year-old then cleaned the blood from her body and went on a date with her boyfriend. As reported by The Sun, local newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda cited police in Comrat saying that the younger woman is “suspected of committing a terrible crime”.

Anna reportedly stabbed the 40-year-old victim at her home before carrying out a gory, frenzied attack on her. While Praskovya was still breathing, her daughter “cut out her heart". The local news said that the alleged killer “decided to rip the heart out of the chest of a dying woman. “It is hard to believe but she cut out the heart in the most literal sense of the word.” Not just the heart, Anna is also accused of taking out the older woman’s other organs including her lungs and intestines using a kitchen knife.

Anna was arrested a day after the horrific crime. She appeared in court, where she was seen lying down in the dock, cleaning her nails. However, she stood when a judge entered the premises. The suspect was also confronted by a journalist who asked her if she brutally killed her mother, she reportedly laughed at that and said “goodbye”. Police spokeswoman Lyubov Yanak said, “The detainee is the main suspect." Yanak also stated that though the involvement of any other person was highly doubtful in the killing and mutilation of Praskovya, "a thorough investigation is required to clarify the motive for the murder".

It has been said that Praskovya had come back home from her job in Germany. The mother reportedly had a fear that her daughter was addicted to drugs. She also reportedly arranged for her treatment, which allegedly left Anna angry and violent. The alleged killer’s uncle said, “Praskovya loved her daughter so much, and she spent as much time with her as she could. It took two hours for the police to tell me Anna is the main suspect. I could not even imagine this.”

In another incident, a non-binary school pupil is accused of strangling his mother before stabbing her more than 100 times. The accused also called 999 and said, “bring a body-bag”, an inquest heard on December 14. The incident reportedly happened in July 2019 in England when Rowan Thompson brutally murdered Joanna Thompson after coming from a jog with her. After the attack, at 12:45 noon the 17-year-old suspect called 999 in a “calm, unemotional and quite ordinary manner” and said, “I've just killed my mum.... I strangled her and I've been stabbing her with various knives and whatnot”. Police detained Rowan at the home in Hambledon, Hampshire, and the officer who arrested him said he was “extremely calm and composed” and “seemed to be more concerned about his cat”. However, before the teenager stood his trial, he was found dead in October while in custody at a secure mental health facility.

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