New DNA tests identify Albert DeSalvo as the infamous Boston Strangler

Boston Strangler suspect Albert DeSalvo

A major development in the infamous Boston Strangler case happened today. The most well-known suspect in the killings, Albert DeSalvo, confessed to 13 murders in the 1960′s. Despite DeSalvo’s confession, he was never charged because the confession was ruled inadmissible in court. However, DeSalvo was sentenced to life in prison on unrelated charges involving armed…

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Boston Marathon Bombing – the Boston Marathon bombing (2013) – a pictorial timeline of the domestic terrorist attack and capture of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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At the 2013 Boston Marathon, two explosions happened at about 2:50 p.m., more than two hours after the first of the race’s nearly 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line. Two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more, as runners…

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The Alphabet Murders (Rochester, New York)

The “Alphabet murders” (also known as the “double initial murders”) took place from 1971 to 1973 in the Rochester, New York area. Three young girls were raped and strangled. The case got its name from the fact that each of the three girls’ first and last names started with the same letters and that the…

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