The 1964 Boston Strangler case, a spine-chilling mystery that shook the nation, has been adapted into a Hulu movie written and directed by Matt Ruskin.

The Boston Strangler incident involved a series of murders that occurred in the Boston area between June 1962 and January 1964. Thirteen women were killed by strangulation, and the perpetrator of the crimes was never definitively identified. The case has been the subject of numerous books, films, and TV shows over the years, with the latest adaptation being the Hulu movie directed by Matt Ruskin, starring Keira Kneightly. The film explores the events of the case and attempts to shed new light on one of the most infamous unsolved crimes in American history.

How many people did the Boston Strangler kill?

The Boston Strangler was a notorious serial killer who terrorized the city of Boston in the 1960s. The identity of the killer was never definitively established, but it is believed that he was responsible for the deaths of 13 women between 1962 and 1964.

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The killer’s victims were all women between the ages of 19 and 85, and they were strangled with articles of their own clothing. The killer would often leave a bow tied around the victim’s neck, leading to the moniker “Boston Strangler”.

The first victim was Anna Slesers, a 55-year-old Latvian immigrant who was found dead in her apartment in June 1962. Over the next two years, the killer struck again and again, each time leaving law enforcement baffled and the city in fear. Other victims included Mary Sullivan, who was just 19 years old when she was murdered, and Sophie Clark, an 85-year-old widow who was found dead in her apartment.

The investigation into the Boston Strangler case was one of the largest in US history at the time, with more than 2,000 suspects questioned and 50,000 tips received. However, despite extensive efforts by law enforcement, the killer was never definitively identified.

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One suspect, Albert DeSalvo, confessed to the murders while in prison on unrelated charges, but his confession was widely doubted by law enforcement officials and some members of the public. DNA evidence later cast doubt on DeSalvo’s confession, and the case remains unsolved to this day.