Murdered just six days before her eighteenth birthday on the Vancouver, Washington McDonald’s where she proved helpful, this Russian-born young woman was posthumously honored with many MySpace and YouTube tributes. Her company also elevated $85,000 on her behalf family. At that time that she was stabbed by convicted sex offender and schizophrenic David Barton Sullivan, she was a Mature at Fort Vancouver SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. She was likely to attend university and was saving cash by working many part-time careers. The United Kingdom’s The Guardian likened the amount of internet grief portrayed over her loss of life compared to that experienced following loss of life of Princess Diana. Blessed in Novoorenburg, Russia, she transferred to america as a child. Pursuing her parents’ divorce, she transferred with her mom and her three siblings from California to Washington. Tragically, she and Kansas-born teen Kelsey Smith both became murder victims (in 2006 and 2007, respectively).