Who is Samuel Little? (serial killer/rapist) Biography, Wiki
A Texas Ranger told CBS’ “60 Minutes” that he coaxed a confession from an elderly serial killer by offering him pizza, soda, and art supplies.
- Samuel Little, 80, confessed to killing 93 people in US between 1970 and 2005
- In order to get those confessions, Texas Ranger James Holland said he and FBI agent Christie Palazzolo plied Little with pizza, Dr Pepper and art supplies
- They spent 700 hours interviewing Little before he confessed to the murders
- Investigators released sketches drawn by Little of people he claims to have killed
- Little has been serving a life sentence since 2014 after being convicted of three of the murders in Los Angeles between 1987 and 1989
Starting in May 2018, Ranger James Holland interviewed Samuel Little, 80, at the California State Prison, where the elder remains housed for murdering three women in the 1980s. Over the course of 700 hours of interviews, Holland reportedly got Little to confess to 93 murders — which occurred in 19 states from 1970 to 2005.
“I survived countless femicides in my life for 50 years …” said Little during a taped conversation with Holland.
In 2014, Little, 74, was sentenced to life without parole for the murders of three women in California. Authorities have since linked Little to dozens of cold cases, but the Netherlands said they needed help locating and locating other victims.
Little, a tramp from Ohio, reportedly targeted prostitutes and drug addicts. The deaths of some of the victims were initially managed as an overdose or accident, the FBI said. In some cases, researchers were unable to determine how women died.
From behind bars, Little drew detailed photos of at least 50 alleged victims. During his interviews with Holland, the elder was able to provide specific details about the physical characteristics of the victims and where the murders took place.
“Nothing he said was proven wrong or wrong. Texas Ranger said” 60 Minutes, “we were able to prove almost everything he said.
The authorities are particularly determined to find all of Little’s victims due to her old age and deterioration in health. Holland encouraged Little to continue drawing.
Holland told CBS, “It’s like never ending. You must continue. You have to finish. “