1. Why He Wrote “Pocket”
When he committed suicide, Markoff also wrote the words “Megan” and “Pocket” on the walls of his cell. Meagan McAllister was his fiance, and “Pocket” was a nickname they had for each other.
2. What He Wore In Prison:
It’s a Ferguson safety smock — bascially, a heavy, weighted smock that makes it difficult for a inmate from hurting herself.
3. Who Wrote: “All I have to say to you is Philip is a beautiful person inside and out and could not hurt a fly!”
Megan McAllister, in an email to ABC News shortly after Markoff’s arrest, wrote:
“What has been portrayed and leaked to the media is not the Philip Markoff that I know. To me and my family he is a loving and caring person and in the eyes of the law and the Constitution he is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.”
4. What He Did At Foxwoods
Following the robbery and murder of Julissa Brisman, Markoff headed to the Foxwoods resort in Connecticut to lay low. He took the $800 he’d stolen earlier from Trisha Leffler, an escort he’d found through Craigslist, and turned it in $5,300.
5. Where He Hid His Gun
Markoff, a promising medical student, reportedly hid a handgun in a hollowed-out copy of a Gray’s Anatomy textbook in his home in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Top Posts From Lifetime Craigslist Killer
Report an Issue
Drag to highlight one or more parts of the screen.
We got your feedback, and we'll follow up with you at