The bodies of two women apparently murdered by asphyxiation were found on Saturday in a St. Petersburg park, the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper reported.
The women, who looked to be about 30 and 45 years old, both had plastic bags covering their bruised and battered heads. One of the women's hands were tied.
The women likely died within 24 hours of their discovery in Novoorlovsky Park in the city's Primorsky district.
Investigators are treating the case as a double murder.