Julissa Brisman

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2010

    'Craigslist Killer' Found Dead in Jail

    ​The tabloid-favorite Boston University medical student, accused of murdering a woman he found through Craigslist, was found dead in his cell on Sunday, NBC News is reporting. Last April, Philip Markoff, 24, pleaded not guilty to shooting Julissa Brisman, who he allegedly met online, and robbi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Craigslist Founder Speaks on Minneapolis "Craigslist Killer" Victim

    If you've read this Village Voice feature article, you know that there has been more than one "Craigslist Killer," and that Craigslist founder, Craig Newmark, spoke at a May 3rd memorial concert organized by the family of Katherine Olson, a 24-year-old murdered after responding to a nanny ad placed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Today at the Voice and Voice Blogs

    The Voice looks at that other "Craigslist Killer" and his victim, Katherine Olson, slain in 2007 by a man advertising for babysitters near Minneapolis. Actually there have been a few so-called Craigslist Killers, including the one who recently murdered Julissa Brisman of Queens, and reporters Matt S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    Swine is the word! It started out as a mere public health emergency. Some kids got sick in Queens and they closed their school. Then it went viral, so to speak, becoming the new thing everyone's enemies caused. Another Queens school closed. A kid died in Texas. Two Brooklyn schools closed. The Israe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Julissa Brisman Calendar Shoot?

    Perhaps following in the footsteps of her idol Marilyn Monroe, Julissa Brisman, the masseuse allegedly shot to death by gambler Phillip Markoff, modeled for an "entertainment company" that created, among other things, sexy calendars, a source tells us. The source says the company Brisman posed f ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009
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    April 27, 2009

    EXCLUSIVE: Reading Julissa Brisman's Diary

    By Yevgeniya ShekhtmanJulissa Brisman, the victim of the so-called Craigslist Killer, had successfully stopped drinking and was trying to repair past relationships and get her life on track when she was murdered, according to her personal journal, which was reviewed by the Voice."I had a taste of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    Blond, All-American Craigslist Killer Suspect Justifies All Our Prejudices

    Philip Markoff, a second-year man at Boston University, is accused of murdering masseuse Julissa Brisman of New York in a Boston hotel, and of robbing at least two other in-calls. There is something dramatically satisfying about the apprehension of a clean-cut Nordic pre-med student from Sherrill, N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Did a Missed Facebook Date Cost Julissa Brisman Her Life?

    What looks to be the Facebook page of New York City resident and masseuse Julissa Brisman, who was murdered Tuesday in a Boston hotel room where she was meeting either a massage client or a john (people are still speculating), is still up and running. On the friend list of the profile that bear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    "As Christians we are sorry if you have ever felt pushed away from Church or ever felt like you didn't fit in. That was people, not Jesus." -- message handed out by members of the Awakening Church at Union Square station. Tea parties were all the rage -- literally! We read the tea leaves and att ... More >>