Gaffney Strangler in late 1960's

Gaffney Strangler in late 1960's

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Winston Salem, NC

#1 Jan 4, 2009
I was just a small kid in a small SC town...late 60's there was a strangler on the loose in and around Gaffney,SC...I lived in a small town-Chesnee--not far from there. Does anyone remember this case and how many people were killed? I know they caught the guy---don't remember his name. I was small but I can remember my parents would not let us out of their sight at the time. Thanks

Since: Nov 08


#2 Jan 6, 2009
You are talking about Lee Roy Martin.He killed 4 women in 9 months in 1967.There is a book by John Boyanoski - "Ghosts of Upstate South Carolina".I got this info from Hope it helps.

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