Serial killer shares portraits he made of unidentified victims

Clay Curtis
February 14, 2019

Officials are releasing their portraits made by little himself.

One picture, for example, depicts a white woman with green eyes and brown hair aged between 20 and 25 years old who was killed in Maryland in 1972. The FBI hopes that by releasing the images and details, local law enforcement agencies or the general public may be able to make a link between a woman who went missing at the time or a Jane Doe body that was found-and ultimately provide some closure for the families of the victims. "We want to give answers to their families or friends who are wondering what happened to them and close the cases and get some kind of resolution". "It's the least we can do".

Federal Bureau of Investigation crime analyst Christina Palazzolo and Justice Department senior policy advisor Angela Williamson, who have both have spoken with Little, said he remembered the killings in astonishing detail. Women in two previously released portraits have been identified.

Four of the six South Florida victims were killed in Miami, one in Homestead and another in Kendall.

ASSOCIATED PRESS This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows confessed serial killer Samuel Little.

Little is now serving three life sentences for murder in Texas.

Confessed serial killer Samuel Little told authorities his drawings are the faces of the multiple women he killed during his crime sprees that occurred all across the country from 1970 to 2005.

The FBI said he had a vivid memory for detail when it came to the women's faces and how he had killed them, but was less reliable on the dates of crimes.

Samuel Little is believed to be among America's deadliest serial killers
Samuel Little is believed to be among America's deadliest serial killers Credit Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office

An FBI statement says Little targeted "marginalized and vulnerable women who were often involved in prostitution and addicted to drugs".

Angela Williamson, a senior policy adviser on forensics at the Department of Justice, noted that without Little's confessions, investigators might never have known he had committed so many crimes.

The stunning confessions could make Little the most prolific serial killer in United States history if these cases are confirmed by the authorities.

Holland was trained in cold cases and visited Little, gaining his trust over time, Bland said. "Jackson, Mississippi - one; Cincinnati, Ohio - one; Phoenix, Arizona - three; Las Vegas, Nevada - one".

The FBI says Little, who's 78, is in poor health and is expected to remain in a Texas prison.

Investigators have confirmed 34 of the confessed killings, authorities said in November. Many others are still uncorroborated.

Los Angeles police took Samuel Little into custody in September of 2012 over a narcotics charge.

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