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SLIDESHOW: The Craiglist Killer files

See the evidence Boston Police used to crack the case, including case files, interview transcripts, and social-media subpoenas
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 4, 2012

A subpoena to Comcast matched the killer's IP address to a physical address, and to the 23 year old BU Med student who lived there: Philip Markoff. While police set up physical surveillance outside Markoff's Quincy apartment, they also served a social-media subpoena to Facebook, which replied with lists of Markoff's friends, IP logins, photos, tags, and messages. 

READ: "Catching the Craigslist Killer: An untold detective story from the digital frontier" by James Robinson

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