They called him "America's first serial killer of the modern era," but the case of the Boston Strangler is full of contradictions.
Portraits of eight of the Boston Strangler victims
Confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo (center) is led from a press conference at the Lynn police station after his capture in a West Lynn uniform store.
Albert DeSalvo’s room at the mental hospital section of the Massachusetts Correctional Institution
Newsmen and photographers gather in front of the entrance to the apartment where Mary Sullivan, who was found strangled to death.