Albert DeSalvo’s remains will be dug up because DNA from the scene of Mary Sullivan’s rape and murder produced a “familial match” with him.
This one’s a two-fer. September 26, 1933 was a big day for crime stories.
On this date in 1933, George “Machine Gun Kelly” Barnes was arrested by FBI agents in Memphis, TN. Kelly, who was asleep when agents burst in on him, surrendered without incident.
Wikipedia – Machine Gun Kelly
Amsterdam Evening Recorder – “Machine Gun” Kelly, Notorious Desperado, Captured in Memphis
Also on this date in 1933, ten inmates escaped from the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City. The inmates took hostages using three pistols that had been smuggled into the prison. The escapees included Dillinger associates Harry Pierpont, Charles Makley, Russell Clark, and John Hamilton.
Wikipedia – Harry Pierpont
JohnDillinger.com – September 1933