Russian poker player dies from electrocution in bathroom

Novikova was a well-known online poker player.

(CNN)A Russian online poker player has been found dead after she was electrocuted while drying her hair.

The body of the 26-year-old was discovered in the bathroom of her flat in Moscow Tuesday, according to Russian state news agency TASS.
She was named by the news service as Lilya Novikova, a star in the world of online poker known to fans as Lia. "During the initial examination, traces of an electrical injury were found on the victim's body," a source told TASS.