When the “Dark Strangler” stalked Portland’s streets


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One of America's first known serial killers, Earle Leonard Nelson preyed on landladies, killing them while they were showing him real estate. By the time he was hanged, he'd slain at least 21 women — including four in Portland. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1920s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1309d-dark-strangler-earle-nelson.html)

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