Woman: I’ve Killed At Least 22 People

Miranda Barbour

Miranda Barbour

(CNN) A woman charged in the November slaying of a man she and her husband met through Craigslist has told a newspaper that she killed many more victims.

Investigators in Pennsylvania and other areas are investigating the woman’s shocking claims.

A law enforcement source close to the investigation said Miranda Barbour’s new claims could be “the real deal.” “It’s conceivable,” the source said, who did not want to be identified because of the ongoing investigation.

From prison on Friday, the 19-year-old Barbour told a reporter for the Daily Item in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, that she participated in at least 22 killings in the past six years in Alaska, Texas, North Carolina and California.

“When I hit 22, I stopped counting,” Barbour is quoted as saying in a phone interview from Northumberland County Prison on Friday night. “I can pinpoint on a map where you can find them.”

Sunbury Police Chief Steve Mazzeo told CNN that investigators have been in contact with the FBI and law enforcement in some of the states where Barbour has lived.

“We investigate all leads just because that’s the proper protocol to follow through,” Mazzeo added.

The FBI said it’s too early to say what its involvement may be in the case.

“The FBI’s Philadelphia Division has recently been in contact with the Sunbury Police Department regarding Miranda Barbour, and will offer any assistance requested in the case,” it said in a statement to CNN.

Barbour told the newspaper she had her first experience with killing when she just 13, shortly after she said she joined a satanic cult in Alaska.

Authorities are looking closely at Barbour’s claims that she was involved in Satanism, according to another law enforcement source close to the investigation.

Public defender Edward Greco, who is representing Barbour, told CNN he was not aware that his client was planning to give the interview.

Barbour requested the interview that was recorded on audio at the Northumberland County Prison, according to the Daily Item.

The reporter, Francis Scarcella, told CNN he was not allowed to bring in a notepad or any other recording device. He said police allowed him to listen to the interview after it was conducted.

“I feel it is time to get all of this out. I don’t care if people believe me. I just want to get it out,” Barbour is quoted as saying.

Greco would not comment on the accuracy of Barbour’s claims.

Investigators believe Barbour had Craigslist encounters with at least 30 men, according to a source close to the investigation. Police are trying to find those men, the source said.

The father of Barbour’s 1-year-old child is deceased.

Sunbury police have said his death is part of their investigation.

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9 comments

  • ihateallthingssnowbeast

    Snowbeast=mass killings no greater psychos in last millennium than them and their European cousins

    • hateliberalcommies

      @racist snowbeast: Ha try again,,your people have murdered and raped more people than any other people in the world,,including radical muslims,,look at Johanisburg,,ya know Africa.. what race of people are there murdering and killing in droves??yeah thought so.

  • ihateallthingssnowbeast

    Hateliberalcommies the ramvlings of your meth mouth is comical. Your nonsensical comment shows your depravity of your volk. A simple example for your retarded behind is both World Wars recent history. Every where you causcaouid goes destruction followed i.e. English exploration and Colonization

    • hateliberalcommies

      Ha,,you talk about destruction?? just look what you did to Fraysure,, Horn lake,,White Haven,,and that’s just local…

  • polo solo6

    Hater, actually your ppl raped and murdered the majority of Native Americans, men, women, and children. Talking about white on white crime if you trace your family history I bet yall relatives 2, 3, and 4 times. Daddy/grandaddy, sister/mom/aunt on both sides etc. As far as murder you know your ppl are notorious for killing your woman screw divorce. Then there are serial killers mostly killing who? There own and they kill in large numbers. Now I ask should I be afraid of the thug with gold teeth or that blonde hair blue eyed person with the golden smile? NEVER!

    • hateliberalcommies

      Killing your women?? like when you walk up and shoot the pregnant girlfriend,,or wipe out the whole family except for two children because you didn’t want any witnesses? I think you can hardly talk about killing their own and screw divorce,,oh wait y’all hardly ever get married..I forgot that one.

  • Thedasout

    Do a head count 22 of yall gone by one individua. DDon’tworry about us in MMemphis look like yall got bigger fish to fry. Now imaginethe ones tthat’sggettingby because you worried about the Blacks. Stay in your own lane and do some unification. Somebody ddidn’t tell her the plan. So busy hating on others forgot to get your stuff together

  • JustSaying...

    To everyone – crazy runs all over the place, regardless of race, gender, nationality, religion, creed, and age. We can count the sins of every other race, but let’s not forget to count our own. It’s about time, no past time, we stop throwing stones at one another and start figuring out how to solve these crazy problems.

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