Albert DeSalvo

Birthday
3, 1931
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Nov 25, 1973 (42)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1931
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Nov 25, 1973 (42)

About

Serial rapist who confessed to being the Boston Strangler, a serial killer responsible for the murder of thirteen women in the Boston area. Though since his confession, there has been a dispute as to its complete authenticity.

Before Fame

In 1943, he was arrested for robbery and battery, which led to him being sent to the Lyman School for Boys. He went on to join the Army.

Trivia

In 2013, DNA matches proved that he committed at least one of the Boston Strangler murders.

Family Life

He was sentenced to life in prison in 1967. He escaped later that year, but turned himself in and was moved to the maximum security prison, Walpole. He was killed in prison in 1973.

Associated With

Actor Tony Curtis played him in the 1968 film The Boston Strangler.