Apr 02, 2014 · Born on September 3, 1931, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, Albert DeSalvo was in and out of trouble with the police from an early age, but nothing as gruesome as the "Boston Strangler" case. DeSalvo ...
His father 'Frank DeSalvo' beat his wife and kids frequently. 'Frank DeSalvo' was in jail twice and his parents finally divorced in 1944. As a teenager Albert was arrested for breaking and entering. At 17 he joined the army and was stationed in Germany, where he met his wife, a German girl whom he brought back with him to the US.
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Frank would also bring home prostitutes and engage in sexual acts with them in front of his wife and young children. Albert DeSalvo tortured animals as a child, and began shoplifting and stealing in early adolescence, frequently crossing paths with the law. In November 1943, the 12-year-old DeSalvo was first arrested for battery and robbery.
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- October 27, 1964
Albert DeSalvo married a German immigrant named Irmgard, and they went on to have two children, a boy and a girl. They lived a typical suburban life in Malden, a suburb of Boston. DeSalvo called Irmgard frigid, but in the face of his sex drive a nymphomaniac would have been frigid.
Albert DeSalvo was born on the 3 September 1931, son of Frank DeSalvo, a labourer and plumber, and his wife Charlotte. The DeSalvo family was very poor and lived in a rundown apartment in Chelsea, a poor working class area of Boston. Frank DeSalvo was an alcoholic who physically abused his wife and children.
Jul 11, 2013 · The family of confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo is furious that Boston police secretly followed one of his nephews so investigators could get a DNA family profile - because the DeSalvo ...
Apr 09, 2017 · Albert DeSalvo; two children, one son (Michael) & one daughter (Judy) to wife Irmgard. Dennis Rader; two children, one son (Brian), one daughter (Kerri) to Paula Dietz. John Wayne Gacy; two children, one son (Michael), one daughter (Christine) to Marilyn, although he was also step-father to Carole Hoff's two young daughters.
Dec 19, 2001 · DeSalvo, a factory worker with a wife and children, confessed in 1965 to those murders, as well as two others, but later recanted. He was stabbed to death in 1973 while serving a sentence for rape ...
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- At Least 11 Brutal Murders Were Pinned on the Boston Strangler. Between June 14, 1962, and January 4, 1964 — 13 women from the ages of 19 to 85 were violently murdered; 11 of the 13 slayings were believed to be the work of the Boston Strangler.
- Although He Confessed, DeSalvo Was Never Convicted of the Murders. DeSalvo was not originally suspected of the crimes. After he was in custody for other rape charges, Desalvo gave a detailed confession of his activies as the Boston Strangler.
- The DNA Evidence Came from the Body of the Youngest Victim. The announcement represents the most definitive evidence yet linking DeSalvo to the case. Nineteen-year-old Mary Sullivan was found raped, strangled and her “body desecrated” in her Boston apartment in January 1964.
- DeSalvo Was Sentenced to Life in Prison for Unrelated Rape and Robbery Charges. DeSalvo was sentenced to life in prison in 1967. His lawyer brought up the confession to the stranglings as part of his client’s history at the trial in order to assist in gaining a “not guilty be reason of insanity” verdict.