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Another Craigslist Killer in NYC?

A possible addition to the news trend we’d like to end: “Investigators believe a 38-year-old man was stabbed to death in his Queens apartment by a man he met on the Internet, police sources said Thursday. Michael Pecora’s nude body was found in his Forest Hills apartment late Wednesday, hours after his sister called his cell phone only to have a stranger answer, the sources said. The man with Pecora’s cell phone was a cab driver, who told the sister he was given the phone earlier in the week by a passenger who said he didn’t have any money to pay the fare, sources said. The passenger gave the cab driver the phone and a watch as payment when he was dropped off in the Bronx. […] Pecora’s laptop was missing and the cabbie remembered that the suspicious fare was carrying what resembled a computer. That fueled investigators’ belief that the killer met Pecora on the Internet and was trying to cover his tracks, sources said.” [NYDN]

UPDATE: Alexys Fermaintt arrested.

On:           Jun 19, 2009
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    • Petrarch

      There are freak deaky type mofos stalking craigslist NYC these days

      Jun 19, 2009 at 6:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Namaste85

      one day people are gonna learn about the dangers of internet hook ups, especially if you wanna go one living. go out and meet somebody in public for godsake!!

      Jun 19, 2009 at 7:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Prof. O. G. Whataschnozell

      Rod2.0 has a picture of the killer and the victiim. Both are hot. Something went horribly wrong here. There were two people involved and don’t rule out the possibility of drugs once again.

      Half the people who cruise online do it while blazed up off of something and this impairs their judgement. These people go online ordering sex as though they were at McDonalds. Must have 6 pac abs, must be under 25, no whites, no blacks, no asians, no latinos. Must have bubble butt. I mean really. And whatever you do don’t tell them they are not god’s gift to gaydom.

      Imagine going over to someones house after meeting the criteria or they meeting yours and they are all F’d up or your “date” arrives in the same condition. You are inviting a total stranger into your castle, picture and phone conversation be damned. Don’t think for one minute you and your neighborhood or your apartment is not being sized up. It is just human nature. This is just another example of the craziness that exists here in the land of plentiful and the land of the emotionally hopelessly lonely.

      I wish the bathhouses would come back. There you had safety and the STD is on par with meeting a stranger regardless of whether it be at a bar, park, nighclub, subway whatever. Those were the days my friends.

      Jun 21, 2009 at 7:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jayson

      I agree!

      Jun 22, 2009 at 8:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jayson

      with #3 that is

      Jun 22, 2009 at 8:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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