The Illicit List: Crime and Craigslist
Betrayed By Technology
She was pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center, the very hospital at which Markoff happened to be training.
When Brisman didn't return to New York on April 15, Mary Beth Simons, her former roommate, logged on to Brisman's email account and forwarded to detectives an email showing that Brisman had planned to meet a man at that Marriott. Brisman had let clients know that she was available in Boston that week. Her email listed her $200 per hour rate for "sensual massage," including "hand stress relief"; further stating that extras could be negotiated in person.
Police reviewed security camera footage from the hotel and tried to identify a suspect. Meanwhile, they received an assortment of weird tips. Disgruntled women across the city thought their philandering husbands or boyfriends might be the killer. One Florida sex offender called to tell police that he wasn't sure, but that he just might have committed the crime himself.
And another victim concurred.