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December 10, 2013

Young newlyweds charged with Craigslist murder

Police investigate other possible killings tied to suspects

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SUNBURY, Pa. —

Authorities said they are investigating the circumstances of that death as well as any other unsolved murder cases that may be linked to the couple.

Following his wife's arrest, Elytte Barbour told The Daily Item of Sunbury that Miranda Barbour, whom he married Oct. 22, regularly hired herself out as a "companion" to men she met on various websites, a business venture he said he supported because it didn't involve sexual contact.

Barbour said his wife made anywhere from $50 to $850 by meeting with men for such activities as having dinner together or walking around a mall. The ads she placed on websites including Craigslist all said upfront that sex was not part of the deal, he said.

"She is not a prostitute," he said. "What she does is meet men who have broken marriages or have no one in their lives, and she meets with them and has delightful conversation."

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Details for this story were provided by The Daily Item of Sunbury, Pa.

 

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