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"Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer" by Maureen Boyle. (Courtesy, University Press of New England)
"Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer" by Maureen Boyle. (Courtesy, University Press of New England)

Next year will mark 30 years since the bodies of nine women were found off highways near New Bedford, and police began suspecting a serial killer. But no one was ever charged with the women's deaths.

In the years since 1988, authorities have continued searching for two women were reported missing around the same time but whose bodies were never found. All 11 women had troubled histories, some involving drug use or prostitution.

Maureen Boyle will be speaking about her book, "Shallow Graves," at the Boston Public Library on November 2 at 6 p.m.

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Maureen Boyle, journalism program director at Stonehill College and author of “Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer.” She tweets @MaureenEBoyle1.

This segment aired on October 24, 2017.

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