Ruslana Korshunova was a Russian model found dead shortly before her 21st birthday. She modeled for the covers of Elle (France), Vogue...

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Ruslana Korshunova fell to her death yesterday afternoon by leaping from her Lower Manhattan apartment window in an apparent suicide.

According to reports, Korshunova jumped from the balcony of her residential building in Manhattan's Financial District. She was a week shy of turning 21.

Born in Kazakhstan, Korshunova was referred to as "Russian Rapunzel." She had appeared as a cover girl on editions of French Elle and Russian Vogue, as well as in advertisements for Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Vera Wang and Christian Dior.

Ruslana Korshunova died of an apparent suicide yesterday afternoon. Our thoughts go out to her family.

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