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In this Feb. 25, 1967, file photo, self-confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo is seen minutes after his capture in Boston. Authorities say DNA tests on the remains of DeSalvo confirm he killed Mary Sullivan, the woman believed to be the serial killer's last victim. DeSalvo admitted to killing Sullivan and 10 other women in the Boston area between 1962 and 1964 but later recanted. He was later killed in prison. (AP Photo, File)

DNA links Boston Strangler suspect to last victim

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By BRIDGET MURPHY

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- DNA tests confirm that the man who once claimed to be the Boston Strangler did kill the woman believed to be the serial killer's last victim and was likely responsible for the deaths of the other victims, authorities said Friday.

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