Philip Markoff

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    January 5, 2011

    Spitzer's Madam Blasts Craigslist Movie

    ​Ex Madam Kristin Davis--who was a protest candidate for her ex-client Eliot Spitzer's gubernatorial position, running on a platform of decriminalizing prostitution--has a whole new position. She detests the Lifetime movie The Craigslist Killer! Says Davis:

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    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 >>

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    June 24, 2009
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    June 17, 2009

    Judge: Craigslist Listed Gun, But Not Responsible for Shooting Done With It

    An East Village boutique owner who last July was shot by his schizophrenic neighbor -- and then accused Craigslist of selling the man the gun -- has lost his court battle with the online service provider. In a decision to be published tomorrow, Manhattan federal court judge Richard Berman wrote th ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    See Dick Pay Jane: Chaste Dating for Cash

    Recession desperation produces a quaint throwback

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    April 21, 2009

    Fiancee Defends Markoff, Leaves Up Guest Book, Drawing Unpleasant Remarks

    Megan McAllister, fiancee of alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff, maintains her intended's innocence as a "beautiful person" who "could not hurt a fly" in an email to Good Morning America. Police are leaking that Markoff was trying to pay off his gambling debts with the robberies. McAllister ... More >>