Mysteries: Boston Strangler Pictures

Don Wildman examines a switchblade that may have belonged to the notorious Boston Strangler and a worn leather bag that belonged to a pioneering journalist.

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Photography by Ollie Noonan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

In the early 1960s, a series of gruesome murders plagued the Boston area. Eventually, a man by the name of Albert DeSalvo confessed that he was the “Boston Strangler,” but many still maintain his innocence.

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