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10-08-1977

David Berkowitz arrested and charged with being serial killer 'Son of Sam'

The first time he had sex, he caught a disease. He already had a persecution complex due to the death of his adopted mother, and this certainly didn’t help. His shootings are often described as random but he believed the whole world hated him so each killing was simply a reduction in the number of his enemies. But it was his shooting of a dog that would lead the police to arrest him on this day in 1977....read the full Son of Sam crime file