Confessed Serial Killer Draws Portraits of His Victims; FBI Asking for Help Naming Them

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Portraits painted by Samuel Little showing 8 of his victims. (Credit: FBI via Los Angeles Times)

Portraits painted by Samuel Little showing 8 of his victims. (Credit: FBI via Los Angeles Times)

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The victim wears a mournful expression. Her head is slightly cocked, her bright red lips dipped in a frown, her eyes staring into the middle distance.

Samuel Little drew the portrait from memory nearly two decades after he says he killed the woman in 1996 in Los Angeles. It is one of 16 haunting pictures that police say the serial killer made in prison of his victims — and who remain unidentified.

The FBI released the portraits Tuesday in hope of generating tips that might help authorities identify the women Little killed, and finally close out the long-cold cases.

After Little began confessing in May to killing 93 people over 35 years, starting in 1970, police and federal law enforcement have scoured old files and crime scene photographs in an effort to link unsolved murders to the details he recalled.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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