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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.

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Albert DeSalvo

Serial Killer Photo Gallery: Albert DeSalvo

Serial killer - Albert Desalvo (The Boston Strangler)

Albert DeSalvo (September 3, 1931 – November 25, 1973) was a criminal in Boston, Massachusetts, who confessed to being the "Boston Strangler", the murderer of thirteen women in the Boston area. 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.


Serial Killer Documentary ➠ Albert Desalvo ➠ The Boston Strangler - YouTube


DNA confirms Albert DeSalvo’s link to ‘Boston Strangler’ killing of Mary Sullivan: authorities


The Boston Strangler From the Archives photos: The Boston Strangler - The Boston Globe

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) | Although DeSalvo was convicted of 13 murders in Boston, some DNA evidence has suggested others could have been involved.