An Instagram mannequin who counted Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion amongst her thousands and thousands of followers was killed in an obvious murder-suicide in Texas, authorities stated.
Janae Gagnier, 33, higher generally known as “Miss Mercedes Morr” to her 2.6 million Instagram followers, was discovered strangled in her Richmond residence Sunday by cops despatched there to conduct a welfare verify, KHOU stories.
A person suspected of killing Gagnier, Kevin Alexander Accorto, 34, of Florida, was additionally discovered useless contained in the residence from “a number of sharp power trauma,” in accordance with a medical expert who dominated his dying a suicide.
“At this level within the investigation, it’s not believed that there was a relationship between the suspect and the sufferer,” Richmond police spokesman Lt. Lowell Neinast instructed The Put up in an announcement.
Police instructed KHOU they discovered no signed of pressured entry at Gagnier’s residence. Neighbors who gathered at her residence complicated Sunday stated they had been shocked to see the crime scene.
“This woman did go away, she was killed and that’s actually all we all know,” neighbor Area Ledford instructed the station. “Definitely going to be praying for her household … It’s a tragedy for the entire neighborhood.”
Gagnier’s household instructed investigators there was no relationship between her and Accorto, main them to suspect she was stalked by the person on social media, KHOU reported.
Gagnier’s sister, London, posted on Instagram that she had checked on her Thursday and all was properly.
“Yesterday was the worst day of my life,” Gagnier’s sister wrote. “My coronary heart is gone … My soul is gone.”
Gagnier was killed within the “sickest method” by an out-of-state “stalker” who had been following the social media mannequin, her sister claimed.
An investigation into what preceded the suspected murder-suicide is ongoing, Richmond police stated.
A stream of tributes had been posted on Gagnier’s Instagram web page, which can also be adopted by rappers comparable to Meek Mill and Snoop Dogg.
“The town will actually miss you!” one reply learn.
“Please inform me this isn’t actual,” one other learn.