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The Santa Strangler Was Caught Almost 30 Years After His Murders

Only DNA tests would provide sufficient evidence

Photo from the Los Angeles Police Department, Public Domain

He confessed his crimes to not one but two separate daughters-in-law. He told them he killed three women in Los Angeles, and one woman in San Francisco. But it wasn’t enough to convict him of his murders. Adolph Theodore Laundenberg, otherwise known as the Santa Strangler…

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