This week new details of Ruslana Korshunova death have surfaced up. A Russian model, who jumped out of the window 2 years ago in New York, is now believed to have been allured to end her life by a secret Russian sect “Rose of the World.” While police has closed the case shortly after she died, her family and friends never believed that she could commit suicide. She was in good spirits for weeks before the incident, she left no suicide note and her body was found further from the building than expected. According to friends she was frightened by an elite prostitution agency that followed her and she threatened to call police. Speculation is now renewed since her manager has found a recording of her attending psychological sessions at the “Rose of the World” sect. The sect has been closed in the United States due to criminal investigation started after several students reported to police their wrongdoings. Korshunova was a face of Nina Ricci, Dior, featured in Vogue magazine and appeared in many runway shows.
Her friend, Ukrainian model Anastasia Drozdova has also jumped out of the building a year after Korshunova in 2009 in
Kiev. She has also attended “Rose of the World” along with Korshunova. Girls believed that the organization can help them with daily troubles and enlighten them to find meaning in life and advance careers. Anastasia’s mother has found notes in her room with sporadically written notes suggesting she is not physiologically stable. She lost weight and was behaving weirdly after attending the sect according to her mother.
Lina Marulanda, a famous Colombian model, was found dead on April 22, at the age of 29. She commited suicide by jumping out the window of her apartment. Friends reported that Lina was depressed because of a recent separation from her second husband. Lina Marulanda had
been a successful model and a TV host. According to her closest friend, Lina Marulanda had been seeking professional psychological support as she was going through an emotional crisis.
Cibele Dorsa was a Brazilian model. 36 year old Cibele has jumped out of her Sao Paulo apartment. Few years before the accident Cibele was involved in a tragic car accident that killed her friend and left Cibele in a hospital with heavy injuries. After recovery she got engaged with E! Brazil TV presenter Gilberto Scarpa who jumped out of same window two months earlier. Cibele couldn’t find terms with the tragedy and her overall unhappy life. She left behind her daughter and a suicide note.
Tom Nicon, a male French Fashion model has jumped out of his Milan apartment in June of last year. He was 22, led very active modeling life and on the day of his death was to appear at the Versace runway showing. According to friends’ reports Tom was fighting depression after splitting with his girlfriend. Days before the accident he left threatening messages for former girlfriend suggesting the intent to end his life. Tom was on the peak of his career modeling for big labels such as Burberry, John Varvatos, Versace, Hugo Boss and others.
Sahar Daftary, 23, a crowed Face of Asia was a famous Muslim model. She jumped of her Manchester apartment. Just like Korshunova, Sahar did not leave a suicide note that prompted her family and friends doubt that she ended her live
voluntarily. The prime suspect, her former lover was first arrested, but then cleared of all charges. Boyfriend was in the apartment at the time of accident and called police asking for help. Sahar led an active life, attended university and was from a wealthy family.
Lashawna, 30, an American print ad model died just on May 29, 2011. She died by accidentally jumping out of the window while playing a wrestling with her best friend in a W Atlanta-Midtown hotel room. Both girls tripped near the window and plunged down in an eyewitness of a number of their friends. Lashawna was celebrating her birthday. She is survived by a teenage daughter.