GULFPORT, Miss. – A southern Mississippi murder that has gone unsolved for 40 years has now been declared solved because of the confessions of a person convicted in three California murders however lengthy suspected in dozens of deaths.
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Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says 78-year-old Samuel Little has been charged within the 1978 killing of 36-year-old Julia Critchfield. Peterson mentioned Little was questioned in a Texas jail concerning the Critchfield loss of life and knew particulars solely the killer would have identified.
Peterson says the lady’s physique was discovered on the backside of a mud pit in Saucier. An post-mortem decided that she was strangled to loss of life.
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Texas authorities have mentioned Little has now supplied particulars in additional than 90 deaths nationwide relationship to about 1970 and have matched him with greater than 30 to date.