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Every now -- about is the case of the Boston strangler you may remember.
Albert Desalvo he's confessed to killing eleven women back in the sixties authorities now are holding a news conference to reveal.
New deet tails you break is -- in our newsroom watching these developments that kind of caught us off by surprise this morning -- what are we learning.
Yeah we -- we're learning that that police are calling this a major development -- the press conference still going on.
Albert Desalvo as you mentioned had confessed to being the Boston strangler but that confession was never admissible in court to -- -- never convicted.
Of the killings he was sentenced to life in prison on other charges for other crimes and he wound up getting stabbed to death.
Back in 1973 while still in jail ever since there have been people who doubted whether in fact Desalvo.
Was the Boston strangler and now the Suffolk County Massachusetts prosecutor says.
That scientific advances and allow -- to confirm the fact that Desalvo was at least responsible for the killing of the woman on the screen right there she was nineteen years old at the time of her killing her name.
Was Mary Sullivan.
Advances in the sensitivity of DNA testing have allowed us to make a familial match.
Between biological evidence recovered from the crime scene and -- suspect.
In Mary Sullivan's America that's suspect is Albert Desalvo.
Sullivan's rape and murder were the last the killings attributed it was the last of the killings attributed to the Boston strangler who terrorize.
The city back in the 1960s.
Prosecutors say that these advances.
Only tied a salvo -- the Sullivan murder and questions of course will they be able to link him.
To any of the other people who were killed by the so called Boston strangler and we've just learned from the press conference Jenna.
That they do not believe prosecutors do not believe that any DNA evidence exists.
From those other ten victims and so it might be hard to make that connection but at least -- development today the ties to salvo.
To the final killing of the boss's track backs and it found that Rick thank you.
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