After the still-unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short—the 22-year-old woman and aspiring starlet later dubbed 'The Black Dahlia'— the media and preachers used the case to warn young women of what could happen when you try to leave your family and seek fame.
In November 2018, serial killer Samuel Little, 78, confessed to murdering 90 women. While the number may be astonishing, the duration of Little's homicidal behavior, and the ages at which he committed his crimes, are also noteworthy.
Shortly after Chris Watts was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murder of his wife and two daughters, prosecutors released a 2,000-page document known as the discovery (i.e. their evidence against Watts). The file contained a massive trove of surveillance photos, FBI interviews, text messages, police interviews with friends and family and more. We examine some of the discovery's details.