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The Craigslist Killer

Philip Markoff Accused of Murder


Philip Markoff

Philip Markoff

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Philip Markoff, a 22-year-old medical student was arrested by Boston authorities in connection with their investigation into a series of crimes against women who were advertising erotic services on the online classified service Craigslist.

Latest Developments

'Craigslist Killer' Commits Suicide
Aug. 15, 2010
The former medical student accused of being the "Craigslist Killer" has apparently committed suicide in his jail cell. Philip Markoff was pronounced dead in his Nashua Street Jail cell in Suffolk County, Massachusetts by emergency medical workers Sunday morning.

Previous Developments

Accused Craigslist Killer Pleads Not Guilty
June 22, 2010
A former medical student pleaded not guilty to charges related to the shooting death of Julissa Brisman, 25, in a Boston hotel on April 10. Philip Markoff answered "not guilty" to charges of murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and weapons violations.

Craigslist Suspect Faces Rhode Island Charge
May 4, 2009
Rhode Island officials have filed charges against a Boston medical student who has been accused of killing a masseuse he met on the online classified website Craigslist. Philip Markoff has been charged with the assault of a stripper at a motel in Warwick.

Evidence Mounts in Craigslist Killer Case
April 23, 2009
As his friends continue to rally behind him, certain the Philip Markoff they knew could have never done the crimes, evidence continues to mount against the man police believe is the Craigslist Killer. Items belonging to at least two victims were found in his apartment, police said.

Boston Student Arrested in Craigslist Murder Case
April 20, 2009
A 22-year-old Boston University student has been arrested in the death of a woman who advertised massage services on an online classified ad service and was killed last week in a luxury hotel room. Phil Markoff was arrested Monday for the murder of Julissa Brisman, 26, in the Craigslist Murder Case.

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