Newlywed Couple “Just Wanted to Murder Someone Together”

You might want to avoid meetings strangers you find on Craigslist, per this story of murder from Reuters:

A newlywed couple in Pennsylvania killed a man whom the wife had lured to a rendezvous though an online dating advertisement, strangling him and stabbing him repeatedly, police said on Friday.

The pair, named as Elytte and Miranda Barbour, “just wanted to murder someone together,” Sunbury Police Corporal Brad Hare told Reuters.

Elytte Barbour, 22, hid under a blanket in the back of their car as his 18-year-old wife Miranda drove to pick up a man she met through Craigslist at a mall north of Harrisburg on November 11, the Sunbury Police Department said in a report.

On Miranda’s signal, Elytte strangled the man, 42-year-old Troy LaFerrara, with a cord while she stabbed him about 20 times, it said.

They dumped his body in an alley in Sunbury, where police found him the next day.

“It was pretty twisted,” Hare said.

Miranda told police she connected with LaFerrara through Craigslist, which she used to meet other men who would pay her for escort-style “companionship,” he said…

[continues at Reuters]


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5 Comments on "Newlywed Couple “Just Wanted to Murder Someone Together”"

  1. I want to know how the topic was even broached.

    “you know what honey, I want to kill someone”.
    “Holy smokes sweetums, me too”.

  2. jasonpaulhayes | Dec 7, 2013 at 5:57 pm |

    That’s the opening scene from Kevin Smiths “Red State”…

  3. Anarchy Pony | Dec 7, 2013 at 10:36 pm |

    That girl looks familiar…

  4. $20 says their huge Dexter fans.

  5. Not as hot as Paul and Karla.

    Even Ian and Myra beat this couple.

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