Post by Admin Horan on Jan 10, 2020 6:44:08 GMT -6
In a house a hundred yards or so from Berkowitz's Pine St apartment in Yonkers, lived Sam Carr and his family. Sam Carr is apparently the "Sam" mentioned in the (so-called) Berkowitz letters to police and Jimmy Breslin. Carr ran several businesses out of his home, including an answering service (kind of a landline-based, human version of Siri.) According to the Son of Sam letters, the Son of Sam killed at the behest of a blood-thirsty (literally!) Father Sam.
Who was Sam Carr, and what the hell did he have to do with David Berkowitz and the Son of Sam?
"When a man lies, he murders some part of the world." —Paul Gerhardt
Here's a quote from a NY Times article from Sept. 21 1977 by Ronald Smothers. The Kiwanis officer called him "the real Sam in the SOS case".
"As he sat at the luncheon with his friend, the presiding Kiwanis officer saw him and announced that the “real Sam in the Son of Sam case” was among them. As the audience applauded, the 65‐year‐old Mr. Carr raised a napkin to his face in a vain attempt to hide from the limelight that has changed his life and his family's"