A captivating picture gallery following the bloody footsteps of David Berkowitz. Between 1975 and 1977, Berkowitz killed 6 folks and injured 9, together with two younger girls he claimed he stabbed previous to his “Son of Sam” reign of terror.
Police rope off the realm round a automobile as they seek for proof in a secluded lovers’ lane. Robert Violante was shot within the eye, which was completely blinded, and his date, Stacy Moskowitz, was killed. (AP Photograph, File)
Whereas most individuals know David Berkowitz as a serial killer, he was additionally one of the vital prolific serial arsonists in historical past.
New York Metropolis police detectives observe a composite sketch of “Son of Sam” shared with 73 precinct homes. (NY Instances)
Upon Berkowitz’s arrest in 1977, investigators found an in depth handwritten log of 1,411 fires the “Son of Sam” had began.
A feminine police officer stands by a automobile in a toll sales space, the place police had been stopping automobiles containing white males throughout the search of the Son of Sam, who wounded one other younger couple earlier the identical morning. (AP Photograph)
Berkowitz’s information included the situation of the firebox from which the alarm was turned in, the tackle of the hearth, what sort of fireplace tools the division used, the time of day, and the climate.
The Son of Sam sufferer Virginia Voskerichian lies alongside hedges at her residence 69-11 Exeter Avenue. (AL AARONSON)
Eerily sufficient, some fires had been near the “Son of Sam” homicide scenes.
Stacy Moskowitz is rushed into Kings County Hosptial working room with eyes swollen and two .44 caliber head wounds after being shot by Berkowitz. (Getty Photographs)
The fires, which Berkowitz set at a charge of practically 500 a yr, ranged from small blazes in trash cans and vacant heaps to buildings.
Journal clips and the “final letter” present in Berkowitz’s automobile are displayed on August 11, 1977. (AP Photograph)
Behind the Tape Photobook options 28 fascinating photographs of Son of Sam’s reign of terror, together with practically a thousand extra crime scene images.
WARNING: THE PHOTOBOOK ISN’T FOR THE FAINT OF HEART.