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Killer: 'Cash for Story'

Alleged Craigslist
Killer: 'Cash for Story'

The 16-year-old who confessed that he killed gay New York radio journalist George Weber after responding to an ad for sex on Craigslist told the New York Post he would only share his story if he were paid for it.

The 16-year-old who confessed that he killed gay New York radio journalist George Weber after responding to an ad for sex on Craigslist told the New York Post he would only share his story if he were paid for it.

A reporter for the Post visited John Katehis over the weekend at the Bellevue psychiatric ward. According to the reporter, Katehis said he'd only tell his side of the story "for cash."

The Post reports:

Wearing a light green jumpsuit and a menacing scowl on his face, Katehis again made clear there was only one way he'd spill the beans.

"Is this a cash offer?" snarled Katehis. "Cash offers only!"

Once it became clear no money would be exchanged, Katehis shot up and yelled again, "Cash offers only!" and stormed out.

Police say that Katehis admitted to last week's killing of George Weber during a drug-fueled rage, according to Newsday . Katehis allegedly went to Weber's Brooklyn home, answering an ad on Craigslist to be paid $60 for rough sex.

Katehis told detectives that he killed 47-year-old Weber in self-defense. Police are skeptical of the self-defense claim because Weber's body was reportedly found bound at the ankles with duct tape, and stabbed about 50 times.

The night of the stabbing, witnesses said that they saw Katehis pacing outside of the apartment, and others said they saw him on the train with a bloody hand, according to WCBS News.

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