Some reports say Natalia took him in and married him when he was 18.
Others say that she had other partners and the pair did not wed until four years ago.
He left.'Soon a road police car came passed, and I gave them the mobile phone.'I said: "It's your job, sort it out".'Police have established that Baksheev was an orphan from Siberia who was adopted by a childless couple.
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.
His wife is reported to have been shown the faces of missing women in southern Russia and identified dozens who she claimed were their victims.