The 19-year old granddaughter of Russian billionaire Platon Lebedeva unfortunately got killed when her BMW X6 spun off the road and crashed into Lake Lugano in Switzerland at 4 am in the morning.
The Russian Embassy confirmed the news that Diana Lebedeva and her friend Zer Yagubov died at the accident. The 2nd victim was a son of a wealthy businessman and the nephew of an official in the legal department of Russia.
Swiss Police and Rescue Workers refused to comment on the cause of the deadly wreck but on the crash scene photos, it showed that the vehicle went out of control and unconfirmed reports suggest that their car got involved in a race. The Russian Embassy stated that they arranging to flown back to Russia the bodies of the 2 victims as soon as possible.
The Blond Heiress who was known by her friends as “Lady D” is described as one of the leading member of Moscow’s Golden Youth. It is a group of billionaire’s children that showcases their glamorous lifestyles through social media.
She often uploads her designer dresses on her instagram account @ladyddll with more than 15,000 followers. Tributes poured online for Diana on her page. One user said that it is so impossible to believe that she’s gone in this world while her friend wrote that she will always be in their hearts.
In the 90’s, her grandfather banker was jailed for 11 years with charges of tax evasion, embezzlement and money laundering when he and his friend Mikhail Khodorkovsky fought against Vladimir Putin’s government. These 2 cases were viewed by the West as politically motivated prosecution. In January 2014, he was released from prison.