Both killers confessed to the murders.
They were arrested after the tip from the road workers. During a raid of their home, police were horrified to find seven bags of body parts in their home. When police searched nearby, they found the corpse of a red-haired woman – her head was in a bucket and her skin was nearby.
Dmitry allegedly confessed to the botched disposal, telling police, “I did a stupid thing.”
Natalia was examined by a psychiatrist and declared mentally sound.
Authorities are still not sure what made the couple turn into killers.
However, Russia has some of the most gruesome killers in recent history, including the “werewolf of Siberia,” former Siberian police officer Mikhail Popkov who confessed to the murder of over 81 people.
For now, one thing is certain – people like Hannibal Lecter do exist – and they may be where you least expect them…