Transcript for Boston Strangler Case Solved After 50 Years
Following breaking news at a Massachusetts new DNA tests have confirmed the link between the last Boston strangler victim and the man who once confessed to the killings. Prosecutors say a familial match connects Albert Desalvo. To the murder of nineteen year old Mary Sullivan in January of 1964. Desalvo confessed to being the Boston strangler but he later recanted. He was killed in prison in 1973. To sell those remains will now be exhumed and tested to get an exact match.
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