'Craigslist Killer' Suspect Claiming At Least 22 Victims Says She Murdered In L.A.
The 19-year-old woman dubbed as the "Craigslist Killer," who says she's killed at least 22 people, claims she murdered someone in Los Angeles.
Pennsylvania newlyweds Miranda Barbour and 22-year-old Elytte Barbour were arrested in December for the Nov. 11 fatal stabbing of 42-year-old Troy LaFerrara, a man they met from a Craigslist ad asking for the exchange of sex for $100. In an interview from Northumberland County Prison with the Daily Item that was published on Saturday, she revealed she "stopped counting" her number of victims after she hit 22 in areas including Alaska, Texas, North Carolina and California. While she says she started killing at 13 after she joined a satanic cult in Alaska, she claims it was her husband's first murder.
Officer Travis Bremigen of the Sunburry, Pa. police told the L.A. Times he has contacted local F.B.I. and will soon speak to L.A. investigators. It's not clear where exactly in L.A. the murder happened. "It’s such a vague comment she made," he told the Times, adding, "We’ll be actively pursuing anything that she said ... and see what we can come up with. It’s gonna be a group effort."
Barbour told the Daily Item she has no regrets about the killings, but wanted to come clean. “I know I will never see my husband again and I have accepted that. I know I wanted to talk about all this because I know I had a 20-year window where I would possibly get out of jail and I don’t want that to happen. If I were to be released, I would do this again."