If John Smith used craigslist to obtain carpentry clients, and then was possibly murdered by one of those clients, then yes it would certainly be part of the story.
This is the news. They are supposed to report who, what, when, where, and why. Sorry if that information sometimes shows in individual in a negative light, but we all make our bed and have to lie in it.
My advice is set up an online memorial for this young lady. There people can share memories, stories, and all the positive things this young lady has done.
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