(CNN) – The FBI is hoping portraits of women drawn by the man who says he killed them will help them to identify the victims and notify their families.
The agency released 16 images on Tuesday, drawn from memory by Samuel Little, who told authorities they are just some of the more than 90 people he killed over three decades.
“We are hoping that someone — family member, former neighbor, friend — might recognize the victim and provide that crucial clue in helping authorities make an identification,” said FBI spokesperson Shayne Buchwald. “We want to give these women their names back and their family some long awaited answers. It’s the least we can do.”
The strategy has worked before, Buchwald said. Women who appeared in two previously released portraits were identified, he said.
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