Craigslist killing suspect dead in Mass. suicide

FILE - In this June 22, 2009 file photo, former Boston University medical student Philip Markoff stands during his arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, on charges he killed a masseuse at a Boston hotel that he met through Craigslist. Officials confirmed that Markoff was found dead of apparent suicide in his jail cell Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010 in Boston. (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye, Pool, File)

August 15, 2010 12:27:39 PM PDT
A former medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist committed suicide in the Boston jail where he was awaiting trial, authorities said Sunday.