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The convicted killer Samuel Little, 78, admits 90 murders.
A convicted serial killer, who has known that 90 murders and was known to sketch portraits of his victims can be linked to more unsolved murders in Louisiana, according to the police chief of a city where two of the slaughter took place.
Samuel Little, who is already serving a life sentence for the murder of three women in California, made the confession last year, while being held in Texas for the 1994 murder of Denise Christie Brothers. The FBI has said 78-year-old Little is in poor health and will likely stay in a Texas prison, until he dies.
While in prison, last year, he began to confess and drawing the portraits of his victims more than three decades, from the memory, with the encouragement of researchers. After a Minor admitted to killing two women in Louisiana, the researchers said they re the treatment of their cold cases to see if there are more victims.
“You definitely can’t rule him out,” Houma police chief Dana Coleman told FOX8 Tuesday. “He is volunteering this information, and I know on the basis of the two of us, he was very detailed in the information that he brought.”
This undated file photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff’s Office shows Samuel Little.
(Ector County Texas Sheriff’s Office via AP)
Louisiana police has previously said Little information about the strangulation death of Dorothy, Richard, 59, and Daisy McGuire, 40, in Houma “only the killer would have known.” Richard was found dead in 1982 and the body of McGuire was discovered in 1996.
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One of those details that Coleman pointed out, was “something that only the killer could know” — that McGuire’s family said that they would carry a Bible with her.
“That is a thing that is in the Samuel of the confession of the Texas Ranger that I knew that he was talking about Daisy,” Coleman told FOX8. “He didn’t specifically say her name, but he said that she was short, light skin, lovely lady, but she always carried a Bible and I was like, ‘this is Daisy.'”
Samuel Little, 78, has announced that 90 murders. Authorities in Louisiana are looking into cold cases to see if he is connected with those murders.
The officials believe that the Small small crime in the area in time to support herself and was in the area before the First kill. The researchers also discovered that Little traveled along the Interstate 10 corridor often on his travels around the country and spent time in the Houma area for McGuire’s to kill.
Along with crimes in Louisiana, Texas and California, Few may have also killed people between 1970 and 2005 in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Illinois, Ohio, California, Indiana, Arizona, New Mexico and South Carolina, authorities said.
All of the Little victims were strangled and their bodies dumped in the mainly forested areas. Because there are no gunshot or knife wounds on the victims, the researchers have the debt of accidents, natural causes or a drug overdose for death.
This combination of undated sketches provided by the FBI shows drawings made by admitted serial killer Samuel Little, is based on his memories of some of his victims.
(Courtesy of the FBI via AP)
“He went on to kill an abundance of victims, that is scary,” Coleman told FOX8. “We have looked at a number of other cases around that time in 1996, also the last part of the 70’s. There was another case that we brought when my detectives tried to interview him in October.”
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The chef said Something that doesn’t admit to one other thing in the parish, but it is very similar to the other two Louisiana murders.
“He didn’t want to admit it, but he made a chilling statement, and the statement he made was:” I don’t know how I missed her, ” he said.
The FBI is asking for help in identifying women pictured in the serial killer’s paintings
Well-known serial killer Samuel Little painted pictures of some of his unidentified victims, and now the researchers are hoping the public can crack a number of cold cases; Dan Springer reports.
In February, the FBI began releasing portraits of unknown women made by the famous serial killer in the hopes of closing some of the cold cases.
The drawings are based on the memories that he has of some of his victims, who the FBI said were “marginalized and vulnerable women who were often involved in prostitution and addicted to drugs.”
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Federal officials have said that the researchers work with state and local officials agree with the confession and the evidence of the women found in the whole country during the murder, but Coleman admitted to FOX8 it will be “hard” to know how big his rampage.
“We can’t ever know the extent,” he said. “I know that, at a given moment, I understood that it was 90 something victims, I believe that the more. I believe that the lake is.”
Fox News’ Katherine Lam and Louis Casiano contributed to this report.