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Killer Recovery: ‘Son Of Sam’ Murderer In ‘Excellent’ Health After March Hospital Stint

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Source: MEGA

Jul. 30 2018, Updated 11:44 a.m. ET

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“Son of Sam” killer David Berkowitz was on his deathbed after being admitted to the hospital multiple times for ongoing heart issues, now can exclusively reveal the murderer has been given a second chance at life.

“His health seems to be excellent,” Berkowitz’s attorney Mark Heller exclusively told “He’s been in the correctional facility. He’s been back for a while now.”

A Public Information Officer for Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Wallkill, New York revealed his last hospital stint took place in March 2018.

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“He was transferred to a hospital in March, but he has been back in Shawangunk since then,” the PIO explained.

As previously reported, the serial killer was transferred from Shawangunk Correctional Facility in Wallkill, New York to Albany Medical Center in December to undergo heart surgery.

He was back in the hospital in January, a PIO told in February. Heller confirmed the January hospitalization had to do with “ongoing cardiac issues.”

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A source told at the time that he is on his “last legs.”

“It doesn’t look good at all,” a source told “He’s been suffering with cardiac problems for a long time, and he’s not bouncing back from his procedure. He doesn’t have long. Death is expected imminently.”

Berkowitz went on a New York City shooting spree from 1976 to 1977, leaving six people dead and seven injured. He was arrested on August 10, 1977. He told police his neighbor’s dog ordered him to commit the murders.

Berkowitz is currently serving six consecutive life sentences.

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