Philip Markoff, the medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met on Craigslist, was "a member of the College Republicans" at SUNY Albany, where he attended classes, according to a CBS report:
Friends and acquaintances talking to CBS News have variously described Markoff as "likable," "preppy," politically conservative and "fun to be around."
He grew up in Syracuse, N.Y., and attended SUNY Albany as an undergraduate (Class of 2007).
A member of the College Republicans, he joined a business fraternity there.
Read the full report here.