A popular Instagram model is in police custody after she stabbed her mother and cut out her beating heart, while she was still alive.
Anna Leikovic, a 21-year-old medical student, allegedly stabbed her mother, Praskovya Leikovic, 40, with a knife and cut out her heart, while Praskovya was reportedly still alive. She then cut out her mother's lungs, and intestines.
After mutilating Praskovya (left), Leikovic (right) calmly showered and went out on a date with her boyfriend.
"She stabbed her mother with a knife and then cut out the heart of a living woman," a police source said, according to DailyMail.com.
"It is hard to believe but she cut out the heart in the most literal sense of the word."
Following her arrest, Leikovic appeared in court wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans and a silver face mask.
She was filmed lying down on a bench while grooming her nails in the courtroom.
When asked by a journalist whether she had killed and mutilated her mother, Leikovic laughed and replied: "Goodbye."
An uncle told a reporter her mother returned home from working in Germany and believed her daughter was strung out on drugs.
He said Praskovya arranged for Leikovic to enter a drug rehab facility. He couldn't believe that his niece stabbed his sister to death.
"It took two hours for the police to tell me Anna is the main suspect. I could not even imagine this," he told a reporter.
Leikovic's nearly 13,000 Instagram followers were stunned by the news. Many continue to leave words of sorrow and anger under her photos.
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