Houma family reacts to death of America’s most prolific serial killer

Houma family reacts to death of America’s most prolific serial killer
In this March 4, 2013, file photo, Samuel Little appears at Superior Court in Los Angeles. Little, pronounced the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, confessed his crimes to homicide detectives well-briefed on how to keep him talking and get the information they needed. (Source: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes/AP)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A Houma family is reacting to the death of one of the men believed to be one of the nation’s most prolific serial killers. Samuel Little confessed to as many as five murders in Louisiana including the death of Daisy McGuire back in 1996.

Samuel Little confessed to killing 90 people across the country during a 35-year period between 1970 to 2005.

“He did a lot of hurt to a lot of people,” said Daisy’s brother Bobby Simmons.

Several of his alleged victims were from Louisiana including McGuire, who was killed in Houma in 1996.

“He described it all the way down to her last meal at my sister’s house. It was red beans and rice,” Simmons said.

Little confessed the killings to a Texas Ranger 2.5 years ago.

“I grabbed her by the legs and pulled her to the water. That was the only one I ever killed by drowning,” Little said.

The nature of the confessions still shocks victim’s relatives.

“And then you see this guy and he’s acting like it’s a joke, like he killed a dog or something like that,” Simmons said.

“I said for him it’s over for him it’s really over because I’m done with it.”

Of the five people Little is suspected of killing in Louisiana, New Orleans is investigating two including the murder of a woman he claimed to have dumped off the interstate in New Orleans East after a meeting in a nightclub.

It is not clear who the victim was in that case, but Kenneth Brown told FOX 8 last year that his mother, Sarah Brown, disappeared from a New Orleans bus stop in 1973 and Little made a drawing that bore a resemblance.

“To just have her go off to work and then have nothing for 46 years,” Brown said.

Little also confessed to other murders in Monroe and Houma, where Bobby Simmons says he changed their lives forever.

“He don’t even have a clue as to what he did to this family,” Simmons said.

Bobby Simmons says he would like to meet Texas Ranger James Holland who got dozens of confessions from Samuel little. He says that the ranger’s actions gave his family, and many others, A measure of closure after dozens of years.

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