Boston Strangler

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DNA Clinches It: Confessed Boston Strangler Killed Woman

Test confirms Albert DeSalvo murdered last victim

(Newser) - It's official. DNA tests confirm that the man who once claimed to be the Boston Strangler did indeed kill the woman believed to be the serial killer's last victim, authorities said today. (They were nearly certain last week, but today's results provide the final confirmation.) Albert... More »

DNA: This Guy Was the Boston Strangler

Albert DeSalvo confessed, then recanted before he died

(Newser) - DNA evidence appears to at least partially confirm what many had already suspected: that Alberto DeSalvo was the Boston Strangler. Authorities have already produced a "familial match" using DeSalvo's relatives, and are exhuming DeSalvo himself in hopes of directly linking him to the last of the Strangler's... More »

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