Episode 2 Craigslist Killers

Episode 2- Craigslist Killers

Kristin’s Case:

Miranda Barbour and her husband, Elytte Barbour, & victim Troy Laferrara

On November 11th, 2013, Miranda and Elytte Barbour brutally murdered Troy Laferrara after he answered their add for female companionship. Fresh from getting married just 3 weeks earlier, the couple stated that they just wanted to experience killing someone together.

Amy’s Case:

Joseph Lopez and Natalie Bollinger

On December 28th, 2017, Natalie Bollinger is reported missing and on the following day her body is found after she allegedly put a hit on herself in the Women Seeking Men section of Craigslist. Joseph Lopez is eventually arrested, charged, and convicted in the murder. Join us as we discuss the case.

Kristin’s References

Irwin Amar. 2017, June 16. Murderous Miranda: The Murder of Troy LaFerrara. [Video file] Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=854HLItqMKM

Lysiak, M. (2016, February 16). Exclusive: Craigslist Killer Miranda Barbour Tells How and Why She Killed. Retrieved from https://www.newsweek.com/2014/05/09/exclusive-craigslist-killer-miranda-barbour-tells-how-and-why-she-killed-248670.html

Murder of Troy LaFerrara. (2019, July 14). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Troy_LaFerrara

Amy’s References

CBSDenver. (2018, December 3). Joseph Lopez Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Broomfield Teenager Natalie Bollinger. Retrieved from https://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/12/03/joseph-lopez-broomfield-natalie-bollinger/

Dzikowski, J. (2018, January 13). Natalie Bollinger & Shawn Schwartz: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know. Retrieved from https://heavy.com/news/2018/01/natalie-bollinger-colorado-murder-shawn-schwartz-suspect/

Hoppough, T. (2018, December 2). Natalie Bollinger’s family speaks ahead of plea. Retrieved from https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/crime/there-is-no-justice-in-this-natalie-bollingers-family-speaks-out-on-potential-plea

Natalie Bollinger Autopsy Report: Died of a Gunshot Wound to the Head. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/crimefeed/serial-killer/natalie-bollinger-died-of-a-gunshot-wound-to-the-head

Who Killed Natalie? Body Of Missing 19-Year-Old Woman Found In Colorado. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/crimefeed/murder/who-killed-natalie–body-of-missing-19-year-old-woman-found-in-c