Killing a human being is not something anyone can do in the right state of his/her mind. The world is full of people who think twice before killing a cockroach in their kitchen, so killing a human being is far from reality for them. However, you will be surprised to know that there has been a man who killed at least 93 people over a period of 35 years. Now that’s more than one person per year! This is not a work of fiction, but a real-life American serial killer who goes by the name of Samuel Little. Most of you might consider it as just another rumor, but the truth is that Samuel himself confessed murdering as many as 93 people.
The question is why and how someone would take away so many innocent lives, and why was he roaming around freely for so long? What is even more infuriating is, the fact that this man largely attacked women who still remain unidentified. According to Samuel, he kept murdering sinless humans because he thought no one was keeping a check on his activities and, therefore, he was not accountable to anyone. This was one of the major motivational factors behind this ‘extreme’ activity. Also, he continued to kill women who he thought were untraceable and the news of their untimely, sudden, and tragic demise wouldn’t get noticed. However, the world works in mysterious ways and time unfolds everything sooner or later in life.
Moreover, it is also reported that most of his victims were black so this clearly tells us about the discrimination towards a certain race. This is clearly a case of racial intolerance as well. Also, most of his victims were sex workers, trans women, and homeless or women living transient lives. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that his victims include multiple vulnerable souls who couldn’t defend their lives against such a powerful and habitual killer.
A lot of people blame the authorities for allowing Samuel to ruin so many lives. It is also believed that many of the deaths were classified as natural, accidental, or drug overdose although the bodies showed clear signs of sheer injustice, intolerance, and of course murder. The miseries continued from 1970-2005 until Samuel arrested and charged with the murders of only three women, despite his admission of many more. Samuel died in 2020 in prison of natural causes.
After going through this famous American serial killer’s case, one is bound to think that only a creative disturbed mind with a horrific thought process could take away so many lives and still manage to get away with it.