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  1. Jul 11, 2013 · 0:26. Boston Strangler Case Solved After 50 Years. Authorities say DNA found on the last victim's body is a 99.9 percent match to Albert DeSalvo. AP Photo. BOSTON July 11, 2013— -- A water ...

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  2. Jan 02, 2017 · The Boston Strangler: With Ryan Cassell, John Goforth, Brent Hand. The Mad Strangler of Boston, The Phantom Strangler, The Silk Stocking Murders, The Boston Strangler.

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    • Ryan Cassell, John Goforth, Brent Hand
    • 2017-01-02
    • Ryan Cassell, John Goforth, Brent Hand
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    Eleven Boston-area women between the ages of 19 and 67 were sexually assaulted and killed between 1962 and 1964, crimes that terrorized the region and grabbed national headlines. All 11 victims were strangled with articles of their own clothing; one also was stabbed repeatedly. Mary Sullivan, believed to be the last of the strangler’s victims, was ...

    DeSalvo confessed to being the strangler in 1965 while he was a patient at Bridgewater State Hospital, a state facility housing the criminally insane. But police lacked the evidence to bring him to trial for the killings. He was tried instead on a series of unrelated assaults and was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on Jan. 18, 1967. DeSal...

    DNA tests performed in 2013 on DeSalvo’s exhumed remains confirmed he killed Sullivan, and investigators said he likely was responsible for the deaths of the other women — the first forensic evidence tying him to the case. But skeptics, including Sullivan’s nephew, insist there were at least two killers, maybe more. They note that DeSalvo didn’t ma...

    A half-century later, the strangler saga continues to fascinate. “Stranglehold,” a new movie , is in production. Bestselling author Casey Sherman, a nephew of Sullivan, wrote “A Rose for Mary,” a book about the case.

  4. The Boston Strangler. From June 1962 through January 1964, 13 single women between the ages of 19 and 85 were murdered throughout the Boston area. Many people believed that at least 11 of these murders were committed by the same individual because of the similar manner in which each murder was committed. It was believed that the women, who all ...

  5. Jan 18, 2017 · FILE - This May 8, 1963, file photo shows the apartment at 4 University Road in Cambridge, Mass., where the body of 26-year-old Beverly Samans, an apparent Boston Strangler victim, was found.

  6. The Boston Strangler is the name given to the murderer of 13 women in the Boston, Massachusetts, area during the early 1960s. The crimes were attributed to Albert DeSalvo based on his confession, details revealed in court during a separate case, and DNA evidence linking him to the final victim. In the years following DeSalvo's conviction ...

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