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The dead body of an 33 year old Instagram model, by the name of Miss Mercedes Morr was found in her home Sunday, in what now has been labeled a murder-suicide. Both her and the alleged suspect bodies were found together in her apartment located at the Cortland Apartments in Richmond, Texas.
She was a well known model and influencer. She was a friend to many well known rappers including Bow wow and Tory Lanez, both posted tributes to the Instagram model on their IG pages.
There’s been speculation on the mysterious death of the model with many saying the model was possibly robbed. Now it’s been unveiled this was allegedly a murder-suicide of a different manner.
According to an update issued by Richmond police Monday evening, the man was identified as 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto.
Via The Sun:
Police said that they found the body of Janae Gagnier, 33, in her home at approximately 4.30pm.
They also found the body of a man, who is believed to be the suspect in Gagnier’s killing, at the residence, Click2Houstonreported.
The man is described as in his 30s, but has not yet been identified by officers.null
Police said that they do not believe that there was a relationship between the suspect and victim, the outlet reported.
The cause of death for the pair is pending autopsy results, but police said it is being considered as a murder-suicide.
While the motive behind Morr’s passing is unclear, rapper Tory Lanez appeared to confirm her death in the early hours.
“Rest in peace Queen,” the artist posted on his Instagram story, alongside a photograph of her.
Following the news, Morr’s friends started flooding her Instagram posts with their condolences.
“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.”
Morr accumulated over two million followers on the social media platform, including huge stars such as Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion.
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.”