Similarities Between The Boston Strangler And The Zodiac

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Just as a predator stalks its prey before making its kill, a serial killer searches for victims to torment for pleasure. In most cases the motive can never truly be identified due to the fact no one really knows why serial killers kill in the first place. This can be seen in the cases of the Boston Strangler and the Zodiac.
` The Boston Strangler was famous for his method of killing. Between the years of 1962 and 1964 the Boston Strangler murdered at least 11 women in the Boston area. His first victim was a 55 year old woman who was sexually assaulted in her apartment on June 14, 1962. In the following months he murdered several other women, their ages ranging from 55 to 86 years old.
By the year 1964 thirteen women were found dead in the
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Several people claimed to be The Boston Strangler in the year 1960 police caught a man breaking into a home he confessed to be the Boston Strangler. A man named Albert DeSalvo was investigated because police thought to have a lead on this serial killer. During the investigation Albert DeSalvo matched one of the victim's DNA. Therefore the police assumed that Albert DeSalvo was The Boston Strangler. To this day this case still remains unsolved due to the fact no one could ever identify the real Boston Strangler.
The Zodiac was a serial killer known best for his mysterious letters. Though the case remains unsolved today some of his messages were deciphered as the years passed. The letters revealed details about not only his past murders but also clues to where he would strike next. Every letter was written with a mixture of English and cipher earning the mysterious killer the title of the Zodiac. The first Zodiac letters were received by the San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco Chronicle and Vallejo Times-Herald which directed each newspaper to publish the letters on the front page or else twelve people would be killed randomly over the weekend. Police tried to unscramble the letters

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