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Episode Info: Special Note: This is our second podcast. Thank you for listening. We hope you enjoy it! the Podcast:          Show length: 58 mins, 43 seconds Release Date: August 5, 2014 Full PDF Article (or read below): Don't forget to "like" us on Facebook: The Article: Wanted: The Tickler, for Frotteurism Written & Compiled by: Tawne Bachus Copyright 2014 © All Rights Reserved Introduction: The “Boston Tickler’s” Rise to Infamy: According to Boston.com, the original “Boston Tickler” story ran in October 2013. This story reported an eye witness account by a Junior at Boston College named Teddy Raddell. He reported being jolted out of sleep by a roommate who went frantically yelling and running out of their bed room and down the stairs at approximately 5 am one Sunday morning. This roommate was chasing a complete stranger, who he said had been touching his feet, while he was sleeping. The assailant got away. Like all other victims, these students reported that nothing was stolen. How did he get his name? Boston.com originally called him “the Tickler”. Barstool sports tried the “Ticklemonster”. Jon Stewart referred to him as the “Boston Weirdo”. Then on May 27, 2014, Boston.com broke the story wide open with an article that immediately began gaining social media traction. Within about 24 hours after this story, traffic on Twitter, Buzzfeed and the Washington Times began to gravitate toward the name the “Boston Tickler”. It is believed that this was the name that stuck because of its similarity to the more lethal serial criminal, the “Boston Strangler”, who murdered 13 women in and near Boston, MA, in the early 1960’s (pictured online). The Boston Strangler’s real name was Albert DeSalvo. His victims ranged in ages from 19 to 85 years of age. The average of of his victims: 50 years old. His first 6 victims were over 55 years of age. He earned his nickname because he sexually assaulted his victims and then killed them by strangulation. As a calling card, he left nylon stockings at the scene of 7 of the 13 victims. On October 27, 1964, a stranger entered a young woman's home posing as a detective. He tied the victim to her bed, sexually assaulted her, and then suddenly left, saying "I'm sorry" as he went. The woman's description of her attacker led police to identify the assailant as Albert DeSalvo. DeSalvo was sentenced to life in prison in 1967. In February of that year, he escRead more »

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