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Pa. Craigslist killing suspect claims 22 others

Miranda Barbour, 19, is charged with killing a man she and her husband met through Craigslist.
Miranda Barbour, 19, is charged with killing a man she and her husband met through Craigslist.Credit: Christine Baker/PennLive.com

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SUNBURY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman charged along with her newlywed husband with killing a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview and said she participated in the killing of more than 20 other people across the country, claims that police said they are investigating.

In an interview with The Daily Item in Sunbury, 19-year-old Miranda Barbour said she wants to plead guilty to killing Troy LaFerrara in November. She also said in the interview she has killed at least 22 other people from Alaska to North Carolina in the last six years as part of her involvement in a satanic cult.

‘‘I don’t care if people believe me. I just want to get it out,’’ Barbour told the newspaper.

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