A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case
January 19, 2017
BOSTON (AP) — Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison.
But questions still remain about Albert DeSalvo's confession. Many doubt his assertions that he stalked and killed nearly a dozen women in the Boston area in the early 1960s.
DeSalvo later recanted the story and never was indicted in the murders. He was serving a sentence on unrelated charges when he was stabbed to death in prison in 1973.
A look at the lingering questions clouding one of America's most infamous serial killer cases: