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Boston, Massachusetts / Boston Strangler Murder Case #195685

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 2001
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Boston: Morton Dean) The reinvestigation of the "Boston Strangler" murder case of the 1960s featured; scenes shown of Albert DeSalvo, who confessed to the murder of Mary Sullivan and 12 other women; photos shown from the crime sites. [Sullivan's nephew Casey SHERMAN - says little connected DeSalvo to the murder.] [DeSalvo's brother Richard DeSALVO - explains why his brother confessed.] [DeSalvo's attorney F. Lee BAILEY - says DeSalvo was not innocent.] The exhumation of Sullivan's body last October to seek DNA evidence noted. [George Washington University forensic scientist professor James STARRS - comments on the evidence.]

Brown, Aaron;
Dean, Morton

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