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Crimes have put Daniel Conley in limelight

Flow of dramatic news coincides with mayoral bid

He had a cameo at the Hyde Park crime scene that investigators were scouring for evidence after last week’s horrific murder. Two weeks earlier, he played a leading role in the news that the body of Albert DeSalvo would be unearthed to put the mystery of the Boston Strangler to rest.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley has occupied center stage in some of the summer’s most prominent crime dramas, elevating his public profile at a time when he’s running for mayor of Boston and trying to break away from a pack of 12 candidates.

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