The author as an infant in 1963. Directly
behind his mother, with his hand on his stomach,
is Albert DeSalvo, who later confessed to being the Boston Strangler.
Albert DeSalvo with his daughter and wife Irmgard.
Albert De Salvo, who claims to be the Boston
Strangler, is escorted into Cambridge
Albert De Salvo is escorted into Cambridge Superior Court.
Albert De Salvo Being Escorted to Court
January 10, 1967 - Albert De Salvo, who claims to be the Boston
Strangler, is escorted
Superior Court where will stand
trial on charges of armed robbery,
assault, and sexual offences.
During a preliminary court hearing, a psychiatrist
testified that De
Salvo was legally insane.
Mental Patient and Strangler Albert DeSalvo
January 18, 1967 - Albert DeSalvo, 35, mental patient and self-confessed
Boston Strangler, smiles as
he is driven away from the courthouse. An
all-male Superior Court jury found him guilty on all ten
assault and burglary. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. DeSalvo
had not been
charged with any of the 13 stranglings of women which
occurred over a two-year period.