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FBI: This Man Is the Worst Serial Killer in US History

50 Samuel Little murders have now been confirmed

(Newser) - The FBI says it is now confident that Samuel Little is the most prolific serial killer in American history—and the number of confirmed murders could still rise by more than 40. The 79-year-old, who started cooperating with law enforcement last year, has confessed to murdering 93 women across America... More »

Investigators Tie Killer to More Slayings

Samuel Little says he struck in 14 states over decades

(Newser) - Investigators have now linked confessed serial killer Samuel Little to 60 killings in 14 states, a Texas prosecutor says. Authorities had tied Little to 34 deaths, CNN reports. The FBI has said Little told investigators he killed more than 90 people. Little chose marginalized and vulnerable women, the FBI says,... More »

Serial Killer Sketches His Victims for Authorities

FBI releases 16 sketches by Samuel Little

(Newser) - Authorities are still trying to connect Samuel Little , who has been convicted of killing three women but has admitted to killing 90, to cold cases across the country. Now the 78-year-old has started drawing sketches of his victims for authorities, NBC News reports. The FBI has released 16 sketches by... More »

The Word 'Odessa' Got a Serial Killer to Start Talking

Christie Palazzolo was asked to look into Samuel Little in 2013

(Newser) - Much has been written about Samuel Little , a 77-year-old serving life in California whose recent confessions may make him one of America's deadliest serial killers. In a lengthy piece for the Los Angeles Times , Del Quentin Wilber manages to present new details on how those confessions came to be... More »

Killer Hoped to Move Prisons, Made Astounding Confession

So far, 34 murders have been confirmed and attributed to Samuel Little

(Newser) - If Samuel Little hadn't wanted a change of scenery, scores of murders across the US might have remained unsolved. The FBI says the 78-year-old man suspected of being America's most prolific killer wasn't happy in California, where he was serving three life sentences for the murders of... More »

78-Year-Old May Be the Most Prolific Serial Killer in the US

Samuel Little has provided information about more than 90 murders

(Newser) - A 78-year-old man already serving three life sentences for murder may be one of the most prolific serial killers ever in the US. Samuel Little, convicted in 2014 of slaying three women in California in the late 1980s, has provided authorities from across the nation with information about more than... More »

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