Convicted serial killer David Berkowitz — who terrorized New York in the late 1970s, killing six people and wounding seven — will not seek parole during his next opportunity in May, Berkowitz told exclusively.

In a two-page letter to, Berkowitz, also known as “Son of Sam,” said he has “no interest” in parole thanks to forgiveness by Jesus Christ. Berkowitz, 58, has previously been denied parole five times.

“I have no interest in parole and no plans to seek release,” Berkowitz wrote in an Aug. 6 letter. “If you could understand this, I am already a ‘free man.’ I am not saying this jokingly. I really am. Jesus Christ has already forgiven and pardoned me, and I believe this.”

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