State investigators are seeking to verify the claims about dozens of victims of the sinister pair from Krasnodar who were detained after seven bags of body parts were found in their fridge and freezer.
At least one jar with pickled human remains, and 19 slices of skin were also discovered in the macabre flat.
He was in his teens when his mother Svetlana died of cancer - and his adoptive father threw him out of the family home even though he was underage.
Some reports say Natalia took him in and married him when he was 18.
A local shopkeeper remembers him coming to top up his mobile and walking away with blood dripping from a cooler bag he was carrying.
Natalia was fired as a nurse because of her drinking habit, according to reports.
Baksheev (pictured left and right) and his spouse stored human remains in their fridge and freezer as well as a cellar, according to sources in the Russian Investigative Committee, which examines serious crime in Russia She is alleged to have confessed to at least 30 cases of killing and cannibalism by the couple.
Her psychiatric hospital tests showed she was 'an absolutely healthy adequate person who fully accounts of her actions', said her diagnosis cited by Mash.
The man had been killing and eating people since 1999, according to his confession.It is known parts of a female body were found on 12 September on land linked to a military academy at 135 Dzerzhinskogo Street, Krasnodar in a cellar. Another bag was filled with the dead woman's possessions.Around the same time at Repina Street, workers have found a mobile phone with photographs of a man taking a selfie with parts of a human body.A man aged 35, named as Dmitry Baksheev (pictured left) from Krasnodar in southern Russia, was identified as having told interrogators he began his macabre reign of terror in 1999.
Right: The first picture released of alleged woman cannibal Natalia Baksheeva, 42The pair was detained after a mobile phone was found in Krasnodar city with pictures showing a man posing for selfies by human body parts, it was reported.
Baksheev and his spouse stored human remains in their fridge and freezer as well as a cellar, according to sources in the Russian Investigative Committee, which examines serious crime in Russia. The couple also apparently preserved some 'meat' in jars, with one image showing what is alleged to be human remains pickled in a jar.