• BERGEN COUNTY Apr 27

    ‘Torso Killer' Pleads Guilty in 1974 New Jersey Cold-Case Murders

    A New Jersey serial killer known as the “Torso Killer” pleaded guilty Tuesday to two 1974 murders, finally closing the cold-case deaths of teenage friends who had left home for a trip to the mall and never returned. Richard Cottingham, 74, is currently in state prison on a life sentence for other murders. He has claimed he was responsible for up...

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