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Medical examiner to remove DNA from remains of confessed Boston Strangler

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(MyFoxBoston.com) – At least one victim of the Boston Stranger's family is anxiously awaiting results on DNA tests on the remains of confessed killer Albert DeSalvo.

According to The Boston Globe, the state medical examiner will soon remove a sample of his DNA to see if it matches DNA found at the crime scene of Mary Sullivan's murder.
    
Sullivan was the Boston Strangler's last victim. DeSalvo confessed to the murder and 10 others, but was never convicted. His body was exhumed on Friday amid new evidence.
    
In January, police collected DNA from a water bottle used by his nephew. Officials said it clearly connected the family bloodline to old evidence.
    
The Suffolk District Attorney's office says it has received calls from relatives and friends of two other victims urging prosecutors to search for similar evidence.

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