Police: Sunbury Newlyweds Killed Man For Thrills

Locator map of the Sunbury-Lewisburg-Selinsgro...

Locator map of the Sunbury-Lewisburg-Selinsgrove in the central part of the of . The three components of the CSA are colored separately: Sunbury Micropolitan Statistical Area: red Lewisburg Micropolitan Statistical Area: yellow Selinsgrove Micropolitan Statistical Area: green (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.

Elytte Barbour told officers before his arrest Friday night that he and his wife, Miranda, had planned to kill before but their plans never worked out until last month when Troy LaFerrara responded to an online posting that promised companionship in return for money.

Elytte Barbour, 22, and Miranda Barbour, 18, both face criminal homicide charges in LaFerrara’s death. His body was found Nov. 12 in an alley in Sunbury, a small city about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The couple recently moved to nearby Selinsgrove from North Carolina.

According to Sunbury police, Elytte Barbour told investigators he hid in the backseat of the couple’s SUV as his wife picked up LaFerrara at a mall on Nov. 11. He told police that, on his wife’s signal, he wrapped a cord around LaFerrara’s neck, restraining him while Miranda Barbour stabbed him.

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