Suspect in Custody After American Student Found Dead in Woods of Russia

June 21, 2021

An American student was found dead in Russia, four days after going missing. Catherine Serou, 34, was a former U.S. Marine. She moved from California to Russia in 2019 to pursue a master’s degree in law, in hopes of one day becoming an immigration lawyer, according to reports. Her body was found in a wooded area in a city 250 miles east of Moscow. Alexander Popov, 43, has been charged with killing Serou, according to Russian media. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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