To my knowledge this is the first post I’ve made that links a murder to the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com.
The body of Jiro Kanazawa was found in a Nashville motel. He allegedly responded to a backpage ‘escort’ ad placed by 21-year-old Courtney Hambric. Kanazawa was shot and killed after an alleged burglary attempt. Police in Nashville have arrested Hambric but police are looking for Harold Doss and Christopher Doss and a third unidentified man.
No matter what side you are on of a prostitution transaction you are taking your life in your hand.
In typical fashion I haven’t seen any comments from Village Voice Media. Nor have I seen the mainstream media coming down on backpage like they have on craigslist, not that craigslist doesn’t deserve it. Also no headlines decrying these suspects as The Backpage Killers.