Megan McAllister could be the lady who was formerly engaged to alleged Craigslist Killer Phillip Markoff. In the time of their engagement, both had been med students in Boston. Markoff was arrested in April 2009 and accused of killing a masseuse he met on Craigslist inside a Boston hotel room.
McAllister maintained his innocence in several statements to the media rapidly following his arrest, nonetheless the wedding was known as off shortly following that. These days, she is back within the news mainly because Markoff has committed suicide while in his Boston jail cell. The 24-year-old former medical student was pronounced dead by medics following he was identified unresponsive in his cell this morning.
“Markoff was alone in his cell and all evidence collected thus far indicates that he took his own life,” a statement said. “Nonetheless, as with all such cases, a comprehensive investigation will be conducted to determine the facts and circumstances surrounding his death.”
Markoff was serving time for the April 14, 2009 fatal shooting and attempted robbery of the 25-year-old masseuse named Julissa Brisman at a hotel in Boston. Police feel the two met through a Craigslist ad Brisman posted. Markoff also allegedly robbed two other ladies he met by means of the online classifieds web site.