Little, a former boxer from Ohio has easily and freely shared the names of his victims he could remember, places, details of how they died, and even sketches he made of the women, according to authorities.
Investigators followed the trail of bodies he claimed to have disposed of in 16 states dating back to the 1970s, a stunning FBI report described Little as possibly “the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history.”
The remains of a woman found slain and dumped alongside a Georgia freeway nearly 40 years ago has been identified and investigators say they suspect she was the victim of one of the nation’s most prolific serial killers.
The victim was identified on Friday as Patricia Parker, who was a 30-year-old mother from Chatanooga, Tennessee, and authorities said they believe she was killed by Samuel Little, the convicted mass murderer dubbed the “Choke and Stroke Killer,” according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).
Parker was identified through DNA samples taken from her son, who contacted investigators last year when they released a sketch and a clay rendering of a victim known then only as Jane Doe.
“Her family has been looking for her for 30-plus years and the comfort in her son … to know that his mom didn’t leave him, that she was actually killed and that’s how she left his life, that to me was the best part of this case,” Joe Montgomery, the GBI special agent in charge, said at a news conference on Friday.