BOSTON (CBS/WBZ/AP) Philip Markoff, the Boston University medical student suspected of being the "Craigslist killer" has been found dead in his jail cell after an "apparent suicide."
Ed Geary, Deputy Director of External Affairs at the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office in Massachusetts told CBS News that Markoff was pronounced dead by medics at 10:17 a.m. on Sunday.
Sources tell CBS affiliate WBZ that the former Boston University medical student cut an artery in his leg and bled to death. The Boston Globe reports he was also found with a plastic bag over his head.Continue »
The epidemiologist, who had just recently retired from her post at the American Cancer Society at age 57, was found slain in her high-rise condominium in midtown Atlanta in February 2009, reports The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Shamal Thompson was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty to a single count of murder.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) It's a sign of the times if ever there was one.
A New York woman who's moving to Florida has been ordered to use the Skype computer program so her children can have long-distance, on-line visitation with their father.Continue »
BAY POINT, Calif. (CBS/KPIX) A California man was arrested on suspicion of murder, evasion and weapons charges after allegedly leading California Highway Patrol officers on an extensive car chase Wednesday afternoon.
The ordeal began late afternoon Aug. 11 when the Contra Costa County sheriff's office received two calls indicating a home in Bay Point had been burglarized and that a resident inside was shot.Continue »