By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
The 33-year-old social media model and influencer, who has millions of Instagram followers was found dead at her home in Richmond, Texas on Sunday, August 29th.
According to reports, the Officers originally responded to a welfare check at the apartment complex where Morr lived and discovered two bodies inside her home upon arrival. The second was that of 34-year-old Kevin Alexander Accorto, who has been identified by police as the alleged suspect.
It was confirmed by Fort Bend County Medical Examiner that the cause of death was homicide by strangulation and traumatic concussion.
Also from report from authorities it is not believed that there was a relationship between Morr and Accorto and the investigation is ongoing to determine what exactly happened.
Her neighbours who confirmed that until the incident, that the neighbourhood felt safe, have been left traumatised.
Upon the announcement of her death, many of her millions of Instagram followers have taken to to Instagram to share their shock. DJ Mr Rogers wrote, “Always a sweetheart. The city will truly miss you!”
Miss Mercedes’ last post on the app was made on August 17.