PITTSBURGH — A University of Pittsburgh tyro found passed in her off-campus home during a weekend had recently filed a insurance from abuse sequence opposite her ex-boyfriend, who is confronting rape charges in an separate case.
Police on Monday pronounced they were looking for 21-year-old Matthew Darby, who has not been charged in Alina Sheykhet’s death.
Sheykhet, 20, was found Sunday morning by her father, who pennyless down her doorway after she unsuccessful to answer calls. He was picking her adult to attend a breast cancer recognition walk.
Authorities pronounced she died of conduct trauma, and a box was ruled a homicide.
Darby was arrested Sept. 26 and charged with transgression rapist tamper for allegedly violation into Sheykhet’s apartment.
In her insurance filing, she wrote that Darby climbed adult a gutter of her home and pennyless in by a second-floor window.
“He did this since we left him and stopped responding his phone calls,” Sheykhet wrote. She described him as abusive, determining and jealous.
The insurance sequence was granted.
Darby was charged in Mar with rape, passionate attack and other charges in another county. He posted US$10,000 bail that month, justice annals show.
David Shrager, Darby’s profession in both cases, told a Tribune-Review it was too shortly for him to comment.
Sheykhet’s father, Yan Sheykhet, told a Post-Gazette that he had forsaken off his daughter during her unit around 11 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, he, his mother and daughter were to do a cancer travel together. Her housemates suspicion she still was sleeping when he arrived.
“She didn’t answer a phone. She didn’t content us,” he said. “So we attempted to open a door. It was locked. we pushed a doorway and we found her laying on a floor.”
He called her “the best chairman in a world,” and pronounced she excelled during dancing, singing and gymnastics.
Sheykhet was operative toward apropos a earthy therapist, her hermit told WPXI-TV.
Her Facebook page indicates she attended high propagandize in a Pittsburgh suburb after relocating from Ivanovo, Russia.
The university released a matter expressing unhappiness and fluctuating “its deepest sympathies to a student’s family and those who knew her.”
Counsellors were accessible Monday for students who indispensable them.