While in prison he told a fellow inmate that he was the Boston Strangler
, and this was reported to the police.
After supporting New York star Patti Smith on her 1976 UK tour, the press started comparing the Stranglers
, with their keyboard-led heavy bass sound, to The Doors.
With the Strangler
still on the loose, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office decided to take over the inquiry, but no more murders were committed.
Obviously, singing and playing bass guitar with The Stranglers
has provided many good times down the years.
Dale Fox, whose daughter Nancy fell victim to the strangler
in 1977, said: 'I hope this will be his fatal mistake.
THIS was, as Cornwell explained himself, 'a game of three halves'; the first set a complete rendition of his 1997 solo album Guilty, the third a collection of Stranglers
classics (many of which he'd not played since leaving the band in 1990) and, in between, a lively 20 minutes from Brothers of Brazil, a 'punkanova' duo from Sao Paolo, on whose hit TV show 62-year-old Cornwell once appeared.
The remains of Albert DeSalvo, who confessed to the Boston Strangler
murders, will be exhumed and compared to DNA from the body of Mary Sullivan.
The Boston Strangler
was believed to have raped and murdered 13 single women in Boston between 1962 and 1964.
DeSalvo, married with children, a working-class Army veteran, confessed to the 11 Boston Strangler
murders, as well as two others.
In tonight's slam-dunk of an episode Mary Alice makes a rare appearance and the identity of the Fairview Strangler
is finally revealed.
The Teaberry Strangler
tells of Theodosia, whose idea of a back alley tour with shopkeepers dressed in historic costumes and inviting visitors for tea seems attractive and fun--until the first murder.
Their lives, loves, and very existence collide with the horror of the notorious Boston Strangler
and the ever-present mob.