COPS have identified suspect Kevin Accorto in what they believe was a murder-suicide of Houston Instagram model Miss Mercedes Morr.
The model, whose real name was Janae Gagnier, 33, was found dead in a Richmond apartment on Sunday afternoon, police said.
Miss Mercedes Morr/InstagramThe Instagram model was found dead in a Texas home[/caption]
Richmond Police DepartmentThe body of Kevin Alexander Accorto was also found at the scene[/caption]
The body of a man, who police later identified as 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto, was also found at the residence, according to ABC 13.
Officers have not given many details about the model’s death or a motive for the suspected murder-suicide.
Investigators do not believe that Gagnier and Accorto knew each other, police said.
No official cause of death has been given for either victim or suspect yet.
Gagnier had a massive following on Instagram, with more than 2million followers, including huge stars such as Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion.
After news of her passing broke, tributes starting poring in for the model on social media.
Most read in News
Friends and followers also began flooding her posts with messages to the late model.
Read our Mercedes Morr live blog for the very latest news and updates…
“Mercedez I’m so sorry, you did not deserve this at all,” one person wrote. “You had your whole life ahead of you.”
“This one hurts,” another wrote, while others said, “I can’t believe it.”
One of the model’s close friends, who goes by Htown Ciara, thanked people for “all the prayers and calls in regards to Mercedes” while adding that her “parents are asking that you respect the family.”
“We know everyone is concerned. We will update when all the information is confirmed,” she added, before thanking people once again.
Just hours after posting the message, the young woman began posting on her stories, including a black screen with the writing “numb n” and a broken heart emoji.
Another was a photograph of the pair, with the words “how you just going break my heart like that.”
Miss Mercedes Morr/InstagramGagnier had amassed millions of followers on Instagram[/caption]
Miss Mercedes Morr/InstagramPolice have not given much detail about the model’s cause of death[/caption]