DEAD: ON THIS DATE
-American serial killer and sexual predator
Albert Henry DeSalvo (September 3, 1931 – November 25, 1973) was a criminal in Boston, Massachusetts, who confessed to being the “Boston Strangler”, the murderer of 13 women in the Boston area from 1962 to 1964. DeSalvo was imprisoned, however, for a series of rapes. His murder confession has been disputed, and debate continues as to which crimes DeSalvo actually committed.
DEATH: On November 25, 1973, he was found stabbed to death in the prison infirmary.