Did it sound a bit grand, a bit too ambitious, a bit too too when the 19-year-old mother now known as the Craigslist Killer claimed last weekend that she was a Satanic serial murderer with dozens of victims across North America? Yeah, that seems to be the emerging consensus....now.
The year-in-television is off to an auspicious start, with last night's Craigslist Killer movie becoming Lifetime's fifth-highest rated film ever, and ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars landing in their all-time top-five. Bonus: TMZ on TV has been renewed until 2014!
Tonight, Lifetime aired once of its always hilarious (in the bad way) TV movies, this time about "Craigslist Killer" Philip Markoff. Billy Baldwin was there! Oh, and the TV version of Markoff killed a girl. Watch the murder scene inside.
Today at Gawker.TV, Jonas Brothers invade Fox & Friends, Spring Break on Dinah Shore, a friend of the Craigslist Killer speaks,The Soup examines everything that's wrong with America, and a woman who can't remember anything past the year 1994.
Today on the Early Show, Morgan Houston stopped by to talk about Philip Markoff, once a good friend of hers. She looks back at his sometimes violent actions towards her and wonders if she should have realized he was dangerous.
Boston University medical student Philip Markoff allegedly killed an escort he hired through Craigslist and robbed a couple more. Days after he was arrested on April 20, 2009, he was placed on suicide watch. He killed himself in jail today.
"Craigslist killer" Philip Markoff was arraigned on grand-jury charges that include first-degree murder, robbery and two counts of armed kidnapping. As if Craigslist users needed another reason to feel jumpy.
Here's the backwards result of the legal crusade against Craigslist: The site never used to make money from its "erotic services" ads. But the service tells Valleywag that it's now planning to profit from porn.
Under pressure from state officials after a Boston medical student reportedly killed a masseuse he met on Craigslist, the classifieds site is cancelling its racy "Erotic Services" section with a new one reviewed by employees.
Accused murderer and savvy webhead Philip Markoff tried to hang himself in his cell with shoelaces, so authorities now have him wearing an insane-looking anti-suicide smock called a Ferguson, according to the Daily News.
Why would a WASPy medical student, engaged to be married, start robbing and killing hookers? The going theory is gambling debt. The suspect's media handle is now "The Craigslist Sex Gambling Death Killer." Officially.