Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Evidence Files: The Son of Sam Letter

In August 1977, David Berkowitz, known as the Son of Sam, was arrested and charged with a series of murders. Four months prior to his arrest, a police officer patrolling the area where a young couple had been shot dead found a letter addressed to NYPD Captain Joseph Borrelli. Below is the letter in its entirety.

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