A Pennsylvania serial killer in jail since the 1970s has confessed to six more murders, authorities said.
Former trucker Edward Surratt, now 79, had for years been a suspect in these killings and a number of other cold cases in the Keystone State and neighboring Ohio.
In March, Surratt finally confessed to Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) from behind bars in Florida, where he’s serving out two life sentences.
“PSP investigators never stopped seeking justice for the victims of these terrible crimes and their families,” Lt. Colonel Scott Price, deputy commissioner of operations, said in a statement.
“We hope that the confessions announced today will help bring some semblance of closure to the victims’ loved ones.”
District attorneys don’t plan to prosecute him for the cold cases because of his life sentences, the statement said.
Surratt, who has been in prison since 1978, implicated himself in the killings of William and Nancy Adams, Guy and Laura Mills, Joel Krueger and