Officials Exhume DeSalvo’s Body

DeSalvo's grave was opened Friday. Investigators will draw a DNA sample from his remains to compare with a sample collected at the 1964 Mary Sullivan murder scene. Credit: 7 News,

By Bret Silverberg

The exhumation of confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo has begun.

Officials began to dig at the grave site at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Peabody during the 2 o'clock hour.

DeSalvo's remains
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