World Wide Dead: 25 Real Life Social Networking Murders

Online Prostitute Strangled to Death

Site: Craigslist

Date: May 21, 2009

Backstory: Former medical assistant turned drug-addicted prostitute, Amy Elizabeth Dickey, recruited sex client Nathaniel Edwin Briscoe who would strangle his victim after having sex with her and hide the body behind a grocery store in South Austin, Texas. Briscoe admitted to paying for sex, along with choking Dickey for five minutes claiming her last words were, "Dude, can you lighten up around the neck?"

Punishment: A life sentence, plus an extra 25 years with parole eligibility in 20 years.

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