YOURS IN MURDER

BUY THE LETTERS OF NOTE BOOK: UK / US
April 17th, 1977: Two youths are shot and killed in the Bronx. Whilst patrolling the area, a policeman finds the following letter in the road, addressed to NYPD Captain Joseph Borrelli. Four months later police would arrest serial killer David Berkowitz, a.k.a. Son of Sam, and charge him with a number of killings over the course of the previous year. In July 1978, Berkowitz was imprisoned for 365 years.


Transcript

DEAR CAPTAIN JOSEPH BORRELLI,

I AM DEEPLY HURT BY YOUR CALLING ME A WEMON HATER. I AM NOT.

BUT I AM A MONSTER.

I AM THE "SON OF SAM." I AM A LITTLE "BRAT."

WHEN FATHER SAM GETS DRUNK HE GETS MEAN. HE BEATS HIS FAMILY. SOMETIMES HE TIES ME UP To THE BACK OF THE HOUSE. OTHER TIMES HE LOCKS ME IN THE GARAGE. SAM LOVES TO DRINK BloOD.

"GO OUT AND KILL" COMMANDS FATHER SAM,

BEHIND OUR HOUSE SOME REST. MOSTLY YOUNG - RAPED AND SLAUGHTERED - THIER BLOOD DRAINED - JUST BONES NOW

PAPA SAM KEEPS ME LOCKED IN THE ATTIC, TOO. I CAN'T GET OUT BUT I LOOK OUT THE ATTIC WINDOW AND WATCH THE WORLD GO BY.

I FEEL LIKE AN OUTSIDER. I AM ON A DIFFERENT WAVE LENGTH THEN EVERYBODY ELSE - PROGRAMMED TOO KILL.

HOWEVER, TO STOP ME YOU MUST KILL ME. ATTENTION ALL POLICE: SHOOT ME FIRST - SHOOT TO KILL OR ELSE. KEEP OUT OF MY WAY OR YOU WILL DIE!

PAPA SAM IS OLD NOW. HE NEEDS SOME BLOOD TO PRESERVE HIS YOUTH. HE HAS HAD TOO MANY HEART ATTACKS. TOO MANY HEART ATTACKS. "UGH, ME HOOT IT URTS SONNY BOY."

I MISS MY PRETTY PRINCESS MOST OF ALL. SHE'S RESTING IN OUR LADIES HOUSE BUT I'LL SEE HER SOON.

I AM THE "MONSTER" - "BEELZEBUB" - THE "CHUBBY BEHEMOUTH."

I LOVE TO HUNT. PROWLING THE STREETS LOOKING FOR FAIR GAME - TASTY MEAT. THE WEMON OF QUEENS ARE Z PRETTYIST OF ALL. I MUST BE THE WATER THEY DRINK. I LIVE FOR THE HUNT - MY LIFE. BLOOD FOR PAPA.

MR. BORELLI, SIR, I DONT WANT TO KILL ANYMORE NO SIR, NO MORE BUT I MUST, "HONOUR THY FATHER."

I WANT TO MAKE LOVE TO THE WORLD. I LOVE PEOPLE. I DON'T BELONG ON EARTH. RETURN ME TO YAHOOS.

TO THE PEOPLE OF QUEENS, I LOVE YOU. AND I WA WANT TO WISH ALL OF YOU A HAPPY EASTER. MAY GOD BLESS YOU IN THIS LIFE AND IN THE NEXT AND FOR NOW I SAY GOODBYE AND GOODNIGHT.

POLICE- LET ME HAUNT YOU WITH THESE WORDS;

I'LL BE BACK!
I'LL BE BACK!

TO BE INTERRPRETED AS - BANG BANG, BANG, BANK, BANG - UGH!!

YOURS IN MURDER

MR. MONSTER