• Maury Terry Plays a Huge Part in Netflix's The Sons of Sam, but What Happened to Him After the Case?

    10 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    From the get-go, it's clear that the focus of Netflix's true-crime docuseries The Sons of Sam is investigative journalist Maury Terry, but just exactly who was Terry? We'd have to first talk about David Berkowitz , the infamous Son of Sam. From 1976 to 1977, a terror unleashed in New York City when someone who dubbed themselves the Son of Sam started shooting in random places with a .44 caliber gun. The police eventually caught Berkowitz, who immediately confessed to killing six people and injuring seven others that year. However, Terry would make a career out of trying to prove that...
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  • Yes, You Definitely Recognize the Voice Narrating The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness

    Yes, You Definitely Recognize the Voice Narrating The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness

    10 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    The new Netflix true-crime docuseries The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness draws heavily from the works of investigative journalist Maury Terry. Terry didn't believe that convicted serial killer David Berkowitz , the notorious "Son of Sam" killer, acted alone, despite the official narrative given to the press. From 1976 to 1977, a shooter - or shooters - injured seven and killed six people in New York City with a .44 caliber gun. The docuseries presents the story through Terry's own words, as he spent his career going down multiple rabbit holes to connect Berkowitz to a widespread...
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  • The Sons of Sam: Here's What Happened to David Berkowitz After He Was Caught

    The Sons of Sam: Here's What Happened to David Berkowitz After He Was Caught

    10 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Netflix's latest true-crime project takes another look at one of New York City's deadliest murder sprees. The docuseries The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness re-examines the David Berkowitz case that terrorized New York City in the '70s. While Berkowitz was held responsible for the Son of Sam shootings, investigative journalist Maury Terry believed that there was more to this case. So what happened to David Berkowitz after he was caught? Berkowitz did, in fact, talk with Terry on two occasions after he was convicted. Today, he is still serving six consecutive life sentences in prison...
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  • Before Watching Netflix's The Sons of Sam, Here's What to Know About David Berkowitz

    Before Watching Netflix's The Sons of Sam, Here's What to Know About David Berkowitz

    10 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Netflix's new docuseries The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness takes on the infamous case of David Berkowitz, the 24-year-old postal worker from Yonkers, NY, who was convicted for killing six people between 1976 and 1977. The true-crime series focuses primarily on the records and investigations of journalist Maury Terry as he pushed against the single-shooter narrative that the police and media presented. While the NYPD stuck to the story that Berkowitz committed his crimes alone, Terry believed that Berkowitz had other accomplices and was part of a more widespread satanic cult. In...
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