14:06, 20.Apr 2016
A morgue worker has been sacked after it emerged he had sex with the corpse of a murdered TV star.
Oksana Aplekaeva was murdered in 2008 in a notorious case which remains unsolved in Russia.
The 31-year-old, who was famous for taking part in Russia's Big Brother show, named Don-2, was found strangled at a roadside in Moscow.
Her body was exhumed after more information about her killing came to light, and it emerged that she had been sexually violated after her death.
The culrpit has been named as Alexander A in Russian media, and LifeNews reports that he has been sent to remand prison.
DNA tests showed that the 37-year-old had sex with her body in the morgue.
He was still working there until his actions were discovered, having been employed for 12 years.
According to a quote in Russian media, he said: "I could not argue against science. I have not been able to find a job for three months."
He also claims that his wife left him and changed her phone number.
There was no suggestion in Russian reports that he had interfered with other corpses during that time.
Police underline that Alexander did not have anything to do with Aplekaeva's
Source : www.mirror.co.uk