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Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings
Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings

The half-naked bodies were found amid filth and debris. One of the dead women was dumped in a back alley. Another was in a parking lot dumpster. A third was in an abandoned commercial garage. All were within a few miles of each other in South Los Angeles, their necks displaying the same tell-tale signs of a slow, painful strangulation. On Monday, 2 1/2 decades after the bodies were found, a prosecutor told jurors the women were all victims of Samuel Little, now a silver-haired 74-year-old who sat silently in a wheelchair as his murder trial began in a downtown L.A. courtroom. Deputy Dist. Atty. Beth Silverman described Little as a ruthless sexual deviant who preyed on vulnerable...

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