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'Most Prolific Serial Killer' In America Confesses To Murdering 5 More Women In Ohio

The new charges filed by prosecutors in Ohio are the latest decades-ago murders carried out by Samuel Little, who authorities say killed women in 19 states over nearly half a century.

A man considered by federal law enforcement to be perhaps the deadliest serial killer in U.S. history was charged on Friday over the strangling deaths of two women in Ohio, charges that come after he admitted last week to killing three others in the state.

The five new victims of he has confessed to killing. Little is already serving three life sentences for killings in Los Angeles in the 1980s.

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