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Man Stabbed Multiple Times in Gruesome Moscow Killing

A Moscow park was the scene of a particularly gruesome murder overnight, after an unemployed man was stabbed multiple times and his stomach ripped open and stuffed with a plastic bag.

The body of the 52-year-old victim was discovered late Monday night in Kuskovo park, a country estate located to the east of the city, an unidentified police source told the Interfax news agency.

Forensic experts established the man was stabbed 15 times in his face and neck before the perpetrator cut open the victim's abdominal cavity and stuffed it with a bag full of things, the source added.

The Interior Ministry confirmed the killing had taken place but refused to disclose any further details when contacted by Interfax.

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