As news spread that Albert DeSalvo had been arrested, crowds of newspaper reporters and photographers, as well as curious onlookers, lined the street outside Lynn police headquarters to get a glimpse of the alleged Boston Strangler.
Serial Killer: The Boston Strangler – Was Albert DeSalvo really the notorious serial killer that terrorized the women of Boston?
Serial killer Albert DeSalvo, also known as the Boston Strangler, was one of a number of serial killers to experience serious childhood traumatisation. His father was a violent alcoholic who regularly beat his wife. Childhood trauma for serial.