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Boston Strangler

Albert DeSalvo (WBZ-TV file image)

DNA Evidence Definitively Links Albert DeSalvo In Boston Strangler Case

DNA evidence has definitively linked Albert DeSalvo to the death of Mary Sullivan, a woman believed to be the Boston Strangler’s last victim, authorities announced Friday.

07/19/2013

Investigators exhume Albert DeSalvo's body in Peabody. (Photo from BPDNews)

Albert DeSalvo’s Body Exhumed For DNA In Boston Strangler Case

DeSalvo’s body was taken to the medical examiner, where tissue or bone samples will be taken.

07/12/2013

Gary Lapierre

Desalvo Was The Real Boston Strangler? Never Any Doubt Among Those Who Knew!!!

I covered his trial in Middlesex Superior Court from start to finish…..many times stuck a microphone under Albert s chin and I believe he was the Strangler and…….and……Albert’s defense attorney, F. Lee Bailey….at the time the most prestigious defense lawyer in the entire country said to me…..”Gary, make no mistake….Albert is the Strangler.”

07/12/2013

Albert DeSalvo. (Photo by Getty Images)

Albert DeSalvo Body To Be Dug Up For DNA In Boston Strangler Case

Albert DeSalvo’s remains will be dug up because DNA from the scene of Mary Sullivan’s rape and murder produced a “familial match” with him.

07/12/2013

Detective Phil DiNatale investigated the 'Boston Strangler' case.

Detective Never Doubted Albert DeSalvo Was Boston Strangler

Detective Phil DiNatale was one of the key investigators assigned to track the case and now his son is glad DNA evidence might prove his father right.

07/11/2013

Self-confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo stands in jail for unrelated crime in an undated photo. A news conference was held to announce that DNA evidence taken from Mary Sullivan, one of the 11 women killed by the Boston Strangler, did not match that of Albert DeSalvo, who police said was the killer, December 6, 2001 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Getty Images)

New DNA Testing Ties Boston Strangler To 1964 Mary Sullivan Murder

Investigators say new testing on DNA evidence ties Albert DeSalvo to the 1964 murder of Mary Sullivan.

07/11/2013

Albert DeSalvo (WBZ-TV file image)

Albert DeSalvo’s Family Furious About Secret DNA Collection

The family of a deceased man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is outraged police secretly followed his nephew to collect DNA for new tests.

07/11/2013

Mary Sullivan. (WBZ-TV file image)

After 49 Years, Police May ‘Have Their Man’ In Mary Sullivan’s Murder

Sullivan, 19, was raped and murdered in her Charles Street apartment on January 4, 1964, just three days after she moved to the city from the Cape.

07/11/2013

Albert DeSalvo (WBZ-TV file image)

Timeline: The Case Of The Boston Strangler

Here’s a look back at the case, which starts in 1964.

07/11/2013

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