NEW YORK (Reuters) — The FBI said on
Sunday it was in contact with local police in the case of Miranda
Barbour, who is charged with murdering a Pennsylvania man she lured via
the website Craigslist and reportedly admits to the killing and at least
22 other slayings.
Barbour, 19, could face the death penalty in connection with the
murder of the 42-year-old man who answered her bogus ad offering sex
for $100, authorities said.
In a jailhouse interview, Barbour said she was part of a satanic
cult and had no remorse for her victims, according to an article
published in Saturday's edition of the Daily Item newspaper in
She admitted that she and her husband stabbed and strangled Troy
LaFerrara in Sunbury in November because "he said the wrong things."
Barbour also said she had killed at least 22 people in different
parts of the country, including Alaska, California, Texas and North
"When I hit 22, I stopped counting," she said in the article on the
"I can pinpoint on a map where you can find them," she said.
The FBI said on Sunday in a statement that its Philadelphia division
"has recently been in contact with the Sunbury Police Department
regarding Miranda Barbour, and will offer any assistance requested
in the case."
Barbour and her husband, Elytte Barbour, 22, in state court in
December pleaded not guilty to killing LaFerrara, whose body was
found dumped in an alley.