A Russian man hung his naked ex-wife on her balcony with a hair dryer after he noticed, according to a report, that she was wearing a new engagement ring.
The man, identified as 38-year-old Ilnar, was charged with murder after confessing to the crime, East2West News reported, citing the Russian Investigation Committee.
Ramzia Gimranova, 32, an accountant who has a 6-year-old daughter with Ilnar, was found hung up by her father in Kazan city. She had also been hit.
The couple divorced last year after refusing to quit gambling despite building loan debt of £ 5,000, roughly $ 7,000, according to local reports.
A week before her death, Gimranova asked the police to protect herself and the girl and said the man was following her.
“After the assailant learned that the victim wanted to remarry, he came to her house, beat and strangled her on the balcony,” the committee said in a statement. “He has fully admitted his involvement in the commission of the crime.”
Gimranova’s friends say that even though she accepted the ring from her fiancé, she was not yet ready to remarry because of the trauma of her relationship with her ex-husband.