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'Times Square Killer' Richard Cottingham arraigned in 1968 murder

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Richard Cottingham, 75, of New Jersey, charged with 1968 Long Island murder. Diane Cusick, a 23-year-old mother, was found dead in her car in the parking lot of Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream, Long Island. DNA evidence from the case was retested in early 2022 and matched Cottingha's profile. Richard Cottingham, also known as the Torso Killer and the Times Square Killer, murdered at least 11 young women and girls in New York and New Jersey between 1967 and 1980. He is already serving a life sentence in New Jersey state prison for murder since 1981.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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The Independent

Infamous ‘Torso Killer’ charged in cold case murder of New York woman

Richard Cottingham has been convicted for killing 11 women across the country

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USA Today

'Torso Killer’ charged in killing at NY mall

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Decades later, ‘Torso Killer’ charged in killing at NY mall

More than five decades after Diane Cusick’s lifeless body was discovered in the parking lot of a mall on New York’s Long Island, authorities have linked her death to the so-called “Torso Killer."

2 months ago·United States
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Associated Press News

Decades later, ‘Torso Killer’ charged in killing at NY mall

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — More than five decades after Diane Cusick’s lifeless body was discovered in the parking lot of a mall on New York’s Long Island, authorities have linked her death to the so-called “Torso Killer,” a serial killer already convicted in 11 other killings.

2 months ago·United States
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Hindustan Times

Decades later, ‘Torso Killer’ charged in killing at New York mall

The suspect, Richard Cottingham — believed to be one of America’s most prolific serial killers — was arraigned Wednesday on a second-degree murder charge in connection with Diane Cusick’s 1968 killing.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Independent.ie

‘Torso killer’ accused of murdering woman at New York shopping centre in 1968

A serial killer has been accused of killing a woman whose body was found in the car park of a shopping centre on New York’s Long Island over 50 years ago.

2 months ago·Ireland
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