RI to Charge Markoff With Robbing Stripper

New charges expected early this week
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 27, 2009 9:11 AM CDT
This undated photo shows Julissa Brisman, 26, of New York.    (AP Photo/Matthew Terhune)
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(Newser) – Authorities in Rhode Island plan to charge murder suspect Philip Markoff with a third Craigslist-related crime, CBS News reports. Markoff, 23, is expected to be charged in the robbery of a stripper who was held at gunpoint in a RI hotel room; police say his fingerprints match those found at the scene. Charges and the start of extradition proceedings should come early this week.