"Then he cut one finger with a knife." He told interrogators he began his macabre reign of terror in 1999.
One sickening image appears to show a head being served as Christmas dinner surrounded by mandarins.
The couple are being held in Krasnodar as cops investigate.
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I said: ' It's your job, sort it out'." Police say 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.
A police source added: "The earliest date of their culinary experiment is 28 December 1999 - the date on one of the photographs.
"We can see a cooked human head at the big plate surrounded by mandarins.Cops fear Natalia may have also fed human meat to student pilots in the Krasnodar military academy where she worked as a nurse.The couple were arrested after the dismembered remains of a young woman were found in the academy next to a bucket filled with body parts.His father - who was not named - said: "Before moving out of our flat he set fire to his room." He said: "He was convicted four times for stealing things. I had to switch off my phone because banks kept calling me. "He is looking through your body and does not listen." Natalia Baksheeva, who is seven years older than her husband, came to live in Krasnodar from Omutinsk town in Kirov region."I had tried to help him, I found jobs for him several times but what could I do? Cops uncovered "video lessons for cannibals" at their homes, according to I thought pictures were real." Baksheev reportedly came looking for the phone. He said: ' I lost my phone.' "I recognised him from the pictures in the phone.