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Albert DeSalvo

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

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

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Man who claimed to be the Boston Strangler officially named as the notorious killer after DNA tests 'prove' he carried out the grisly murders 49 years later

Boston Strangler: Self-admitted Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo, pictured left in 1967, has reportedly been charged in the murder of Mary Sullivan. DNA tests prove he's the killer. It's said he killed possibly eleven women.


Albert Henry DeSalvo (1933-1973) The Boston Strangler; raped and strangled 13 women. Later stabbed to death in 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…


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.