Craiglist Killer Arrested in Boston

April 21, 2009

With the arrest of Phil Markoff, investigations regarding the hotel shoot out and Craiglist killer have taken a new turn. Phil Markoff, aged 22, was arrested in Warpole Boston. She is a medical student and was supposed to get married to her fiancee Megan McAllister.

Phil Markoff has been charged of murdering the 26 years old Julissa Brisman who was shot dead at the Marriott Copley Hotel on Tuesday in Boston. Phil Markoff has been described as a “Predator” and hunting down sex workers.

Earlier police had released the video tapes of the surveillance cameras, which showed Phil Markoff as one of the possible suspects. There were more than hundred leads and the latest led to the arrest of the accused.

Julissa Brisman

Julissa Brisman

Julissa Brisman, an aspiring model, offered massage services (sensual)  and the ad was posted on the Craiglist. Police suspect that Phil Markoff selected her victims from the Craiglist Posts itself. In a report released earlier, police said that there have been at least three such attacks in a week and the one at Copley Hotel resulted in the homicide.

There are no report as of now as whether there was any other accomplice involved in the felony.