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Instagram Model Followed By Cardi B Found In Suspected Murder-Suicide

by : Niamh Shackleton on : 31 Aug 2021 11:53
Instagram Model Followed By Cardi B Found In Suspected Murder-Suicide@missmercedesmorr/Instagram

An Instagram model with millions of followers has been found dead in Richmond, Texas.

Miss Mercedes Morr, real name Janae Gagnier, had 2.6 million followers on Instagram, including the likes of Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B.

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Sadly, the 33-year-old was found dead at the Cortland Apartments on Sunday, August 29, following a welfare check, in what police suspect to be a murder-suicide.

A man was also found dead in the apartment, who Richmond police have since identified as 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto.

Accorto is thought to be the suspect, but both causes of death are still to be confirmed following autopsy results, Newsweek reports.

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Some of Gagnier’s celebrity friends have since paid tribute to the late model. Rapper Tory Lanez shared a photo of the star on his Instagram story writing, ‘Rest in peace Queen.’

Bow Wow also commented on her latest Instagram post saying, ‘Stop playing we just spoke on thurs dont do me like this yo! Naaa [sic].’

NBA G League player Sheldon Mac also shared a heartfelt tribute to her.

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Part of his lengthy post read:

We just talked on Thursday & everything was good! I knew something was wrong because u always respond! I’ll never forget the times we spent together! I’m gone miss that smile & good energy u always had no matter where we were!

Your energy and personality was unmatched! The most genuine person! We always laughed & joked with each other no matter what & that’s part of what made us close for 6 years! [sic]

Mac added that he could ‘write a damn book’ about their relationship and that Gagnier ‘showed [him] love in every way’.

If you have experienced a bereavement and would like to speak with someone in confidence contact Cruse Bereavement Care via their national helpline on 0808 808 1677

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Niamh Shackleton

Niamh Shackleton is a pint sized person and journalist at UNILAD. After studying Multimedia Journalism at the University of Salford, she did a year at Caters News Agency as a features writer in Birmingham before deciding that Manchester is (arguably) one of the best places in the world, and therefore moved back up north. She's also UNILAD's unofficial crazy animal lady.

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    Who Was Miss Mercedes Morr? Instagram Model Found Dead in Texas Apartment