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Popular Houston Instagram model found dead in Richmond apartment, police say




RICHMOND, Texas (KTRK) — A popular Houston Instagram model He was found dead in an apartment in Richmond, where researchers believe he could commit suicide.

It happened on Sunday afternoon at the Cortland Apartments located at 5200 Pointe West Circle.

The model, known as 33-year-old Jena Gagnier, also known as Miss Mercedes Morr on social media, was found dead inside.

Police say the man, who investigators think suspect, was also dead.

According to a report issued by Richmond police Monday evening, the man is known as 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto.

Officers believed that the homicide case was a suicide, but nothing further was released. According to police, researchers do not believe there is a relationship between Gagnier and Accorto.

Neighbors inside the Cortland Apartments complex told ABC13 she was uninjured.

“It is amazing to know that this was an intruder who burst into the house, because I don’t think it’s going to be here,” said Ledford Field resident.

The official cause of death for both Gagnier and Accorto has not been released.

Gagnier had a great following on several social media platforms, including 2.6 million people on Instagram alone.

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