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


A.K.A.: "The Boston Strangler" Classification: Serial killer Characteristics: Rape Number of victims: 0 - 13 Date of murders: June 1962 - January 1964 Date of arrest: November 1964 Date of birth: September 3, 1931 Victims profile: Anna Slesers, 55 / Mary Mullen, 85 / Nina Nichols, 68 / Helen Blake, 65 / Ida Irga, 75 / Jane Sullivan, 67 / Sophie Clark, 20 / Patricia Bissette, 23 / Mary Brown, 69 /Beverly Samans, 23 / Evelyn Corbin, 58 / Joann Graff, 23 /Mary Sullivan, 19 Method of murder…


The Boston Strangler is a name attributed to the murderer of 13 women in and near Boston, Massachusetts, United States, in the early 1960s. Though the crimes were attributed to Albert DeSalvo based upon his confession, details revealed in court during a separate case, as well as DNA evidence linking him to the last murder victim, parties investigating the crimes have since suggested the murders were not committed by one person...

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Albert DeSalvo, the Boston Strangler, serial killer. Convicted of murdering 13 women but his confession has been disputed. Murdered in prison.

Albert DeSalvo, the Boston Strangler, murdered 11 women 50 years ago. They finally closed the case in July 2013.


Albert DeSalvo prays in the chapel at Walpole State Prison.

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…