Boston University School of Medicine second-year understudy and claimed ‘Craigslist executioner‘ Philip Markoff was prosecuted Tuesday in Rhode Island on charges that he attacked a stripper at gunpoint in April, as indicated by the Rhode Island principal legal officer’s office.
A Kent County excellent jury officially charged Markoff, 23, with lawful offense counts of attack with a hazardous weapon and attack with expectation to submit burglary, as indicated by the head legal officer’s office. Markoff, who deals with first-degree murder indictments in Boston, purportedly endeavored to burglarize the Las Vegas stripper April 16 at a Holiday Inn Express in Warwick, R.I.
Markoff’s court-delegated lawyer John Salsberg declined to remark since he doesn’t address Markoff in the Rhode Island case.
The lady, who promoted private moves on Craigslist, let specialists know that a man matching Markoff’s depiction endeavored to loot her at gunpoint in a lodging, yet was hindered when her significant other came into the room, authorities said. Markoff supposedly then, at that point, pointed the firearm at the spouse, making him escape, authorities said. Markoff supposedly escaped the room before long.
The BU MED understudy could look as long as 40 years in jail whenever sentenced, authorities said.
Markoff argued not blameworthy last month in Suffolk Superior Court to the lethal shooting of New York masseuse Julissa Brisman at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel April 14 and the furnished burglary of Trisha Leffler, 29, at the Westin Copley Place four days sooner. Every one of the three ladies purportedly promoted in the sexual administrations area on Craigslist. Click Here
Specialists observed Markoff had bought the 9 mm programmed handgun purportedly utilized in the wrongdoing binge in February utilizing one more man’s New York driver’s permit, examiners said at Markoff’s June arraignment. Markoff supposedly organized gatherings with the ladies utilizing three distinct dispensable Tracfones, a prepaid mobile phone that doesn’t need the client to give any distinguishing data.
An inquiry of his Quincy condo uncovered the handgun concealed in an emptied out duplicate of ‘Dark’s Anatomy,’ which ballistics later matched to the firearm that killed Brisman. The hunt likewise uncovered ammo, plastic ties and Tracfones, as well as different PCs, examiners said. On one of the PCs, the hard drive actually contained messages among Markoff and the supposed casualties, as indicated by examiners.’
Markoff, who is being held without bail at the Nashua Street Jail, isn’t relied upon to go to preliminary in Boston until June 2010.’ ‘