Standing By Her Accused Man

rose colored glasses

The fiancee of the man accused of being the "Craigslist Killer" stands by him.

It must have been a shock. Megan McAllister thought she had an ideal catch of a man. And now that allegations have surfaced that her fiance, Philip Markoff, an aspiring M.D. May be the "Craigslist Killer" McAllister is choosing to stand by her man, reports Amanda Fortini for New York magazine. Even after Markoff was arrested and police report to finding stolen underwear, plastic handcuffs and a murder weapon in the couple's apartment. 

McAllister has been less than shy about showing her loyalty to Markoff. She told the Boston Herald "I want to stand by Philip as I know he is innocent. I love him and I always will," reports Fortini. And she e-mailed to Good Morning America, "Philip is a beautiful person inside and out and could not hurt a fly!" reports Fortini.

Police have dubbed a man who killed  one woman and kidnapped and mugged others the "Craigslist Killer."

McAllister and Markoff have known each other for three and a half years.

Is love really this blind?

Unfortunately sometimes yes, yes it is. Rose-colored glasses anyone?

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