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Exhumation aims to identify Boston Strangler

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Using 50-year-old crime-scene DNA, investigators were able to find a familial match with a nephew of Albert DeSalvo, who confessed to the crimes of the Boston Strangler. Now they are going to exhume DeSalvo’s body to try to prove him guilty of the serial murders that terrified the city. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.