Albert Desalvo  The Boston Strangler

Albert Desalvo The Boston Strangler

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Boston Strangler suspect Albert DeSalvo linked to crimes via DNA 50 years later

Feb. 25, 1967: As news spread that Albert DeSalvo had been arrested, crowds of newspaper reporters and photographers, as well as curious onlookers, lined the street outside Lynn police headquarters to get a glimpse of the alleged Boston Strangler.

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Feb. 25, 1967: As news spread that Albert DeSalvo had been arrested, crowds of newspaper reporters and photographers, as well as curious onlookers, lined the street outside Lynn police headquarters to get a glimpse of the alleged Boston Strangler.

Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler. Albert Henry DeSalvo (9/3/1931 – 11/25/1973) was a criminal in Boston, Massachusetts, who confessed to being the "Boston Strangler", the murderer of thirteen women. DeSalvo was not imprisoned for these murders, however, but for a series of rapes. His murder confession has been disputed and debate continues as to which crimes DeSalvo had actually committed. In July 2013, a DNA match between material found at the scene of the rape and murder of Mary…

Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler. Albert Henry DeSalvo (9/3/1931 – 11/25/1973) was a criminal in Boston, Massachusetts, who confessed to being the "Boston Strangler", the murderer of thirteen women. DeSalvo was not imprisoned for these murders, however, but for a series of rapes. His murder confession has been disputed and debate continues as to which crimes DeSalvo had actually committed. In July 2013, a DNA match between material found at the scene of the rape and murder of Mary…

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Mary Sullivan was killed Jan. 4, 1964, in her Beacon Hill apartment just three days before her 20th birthday. She was the youngest and the last victim in the case. In a major development, new forensic tests have linked Albert DeSalvo to Sullivan's murder . In the past relatives of Sullivan had believed she was not killed by DeSalvo, who claimed to be the Strangler. Also in 2001, DNA evidence from Sullivan did not match DeSalvo . Author Casey Sherman, who is Sullivan's nephew, chronicled his…

Mary Sullivan was killed Jan. 4, 1964, in her Beacon Hill apartment just three days before her 20th birthday. She was the youngest and the last victim in the case. In a major development, new forensic tests have linked Albert DeSalvo to Sullivan's murder . In the past relatives of Sullivan had believed she was not killed by DeSalvo, who claimed to be the Strangler. Also in 2001, DNA evidence from Sullivan did not match DeSalvo . Author Casey Sherman, who is Sullivan's nephew, chronicled his…

Mental Patient and Strangler Albert DeSalvo  January 18, 1967 - Albert DeSalvo, 35, mental patient and self-confessed Boston Strangler, smiles as he is driven away from the courthouse. An all-male Superior Court jury found him guilty on all ten counts of assault and burglary. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. DeSalvo had not been charged with any of the 13 stranglings of women which occurred over a two-year period.

Mental Patient and Strangler Albert DeSalvo January 18, 1967 - Albert DeSalvo, 35, mental patient and self-confessed Boston Strangler, smiles as he is driven away from the courthouse. An all-male Superior Court jury found him guilty on all ten counts of assault and burglary. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. DeSalvo had not been charged with any of the 13 stranglings of women which occurred over a two-year period.

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