‘Rose for Mary’ scribe stands behind his probe

lehr_richardBoston Herald
Dick Lehr, College of Communication

Casey Sherman, the nephew of Mary Sullivan — whose murder has been linked through DNA to confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo — is refusing to apologize for all but naming another man as his aunt’s killer in a 2003 internationally acclaimed book that sought to reopen the case…

Expert quote:

“He debunks the myths surrounding DeSalvo and the popular version of the Boston Strangler and, in so doing, has made a valuable contribution in correcting a city’s understanding of its past. This is no small feat.”

View full article