Mary Sullivan was the last victim of the Boston Strangler, who raped and killed 13 women in the mid-1960s.

Credit: Greater Boston

Nephew of 'Boston Strangler' Victim Believes DeSalvo Was Killer

July 16, 2013

For decades, Casey Sherman, the nephew of the Boston Strangler's last victim, doubted that Albert DeSalvo was the man who killed his aunt, Mary Sullivan. Sullivan lived in an apartment on Charles Street and was 19-years-old when she was raped and killed in 1964. 

But, after a recent investigation revealed that there was a likely match between DeSalvo's DNA and that which was found on Sullivan's body at the crime scene, Sherman told Greater Boston that the turn of events has changed his mind. 

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