Craigslist Founder Speaks at Memorial Service for Slain Woman
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During his address, Newmark also mentioned the recent slaying of a New York woman who met a man in a hotel to offer him a private, erotic dance. A Boston University medical student is accused of shooting the woman four times, killing her.
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"Despite the billions of times well-meaning people have helped each other through Craigslist, it's been devastating to see that it can also be used by bad people to take cruel advantage of others and bring a senseless end to a beautiful young life," Newmark said. "The most recent crime in Boston has been a grim reminder of that."