Boston Strangler


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The name given by the media to one or more serial murderers who killed 13 single women between 1962 and 1964, most of whom were raped, then strangled, often with their own stockings (hence the alternative name, ‘the Silk Stocking Strangler’). While Albert DeSalvo confessed to the crimes, it is uncertain how many of the victims died at his hands. After breaking out of prison 2 years into his life sentence, he was caught and sent to a maximum security prison where he was stabbed to death six years later
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District attorney Monique Lamont turns to detective Win Garano for a second time to solve a decades-old murder, the killing of a blind woman that the DA believes was the work of the Boston Strangler 2010 ***
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