05:31 GMT14 May 2021
Listen Live
    Get short URL
    0 429

    While the cause of death wasn’t immediately clear, the apparent absence of signs of violence on the girl’s body led doctors to suspect it was accidental.

    Lilia Novikova, a 26-year old Russian cyber athlete and pro poker player, was found dead on 12 June at her apartment in Moscow, according to local media reports.

    The girl’s naked body was discovered in the bathroom by her elderly neighbour who went to check up on Novikova after the latter failed to answer numerous phone calls from her parents.

    While the exact cause of the girl’s death wasn’t immediately clear, doctors reportedly speculated that it could’ve been an accident as the body did not bear any signs of violence.

    Посмотреть эту публикацию в Instagram

    Публикация от Liay Novikova PokerPro (@liay5) 18 Май 2019 в 11:08 PDT

    A graduate of the Moscow Bauman State Technical University, Novikova was a skilled professional poker player and a member of a cyber sports team.


    Former Miss Iraq Receives Death Threats Days After Model Shot Dead in Baghdad
    Argentinian Model Found Dead in Bed After Predicting Own Demise in Eerie Tweet
    poker, player, girl, death, Moscow, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion