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Miranda Barbour: 5 Things To Know About The New Craigslist Killer

Sun, February 16, 2014 3:29pm EDT by 5 Comments
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You may have heard of Miranda after she and her husband of three weeks were arrested for brutally murdering a man they met on Craigslist. Now here are some things you may NOT know about the 19-year-old.

Miranda Barbour, 19, first made headlines in Nov. 2013 when she and her 22-year-old husband Elytte were charged with the stabbing of Troy LaFerrera, a man Miranda allegedly lured in using Craigslist. Now, she’s been propelled back into the spotlight after giving an interview in which she said she’s killed more than 22 other people in her short life. So, who is Miranda Barbour?

Miranda Barbour: 5 Things To Know

1. She’s A Mother

Miranda has a one and a half-year-old baby daughter from a previous relationship. The child is currently in protective services, and Miranda has been permitted to visit her, according to the Daily Item.

2. She’s Experienced

Miranda claims that she first killed someone at the age of 13. And it didn’t stop there. Since then, Miranda claims to have killed more than 22 people across the country, allegedly burying bodies in California, North Carolina, Texas, and Alaska.

3. She Worshipped Satan

All of those killings were because Miranda was under the “spell” of a satanic cult. In fact, the cult’s leader was the one who helped her pull the trigger of a gun and kill her first victim, according to Miranda.

4. She Considers Herself A Real-Life Dexter

In an interview from jail, Miranda stated that, like Dexter Morgan from the show Dexter, she’s only killed people who deserved it. “[They] did bad things and didn’t deserve to be here anymore,” Miranda said.

5. She Was A Newlywed

Miranda and Elytte were only married for three weeks when they were arrested in November. Unfortunately, their idea of celebrating an anniversary was to allegedly murder someone.

— Andrew Gruttadaro

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