Serial Killers: Going for The Record

A self-confessed murderer claims 60 victims, but police are skeptical

Did he or didn't he? That's what cops want to know about Donald Leroy Evans, 34, a drifter from Galveston, Texas, who claims to have murdered 60 people in a 10-year rampage across 20 states. If true, the boast would make Evans the nation's most prolific serial killer. But police and FBI investigators are skeptical, and began a thorough investigation last week.

The case came to light two weeks ago -- just as Milwaukee mass-murderer Jeffrey Dahmer was making headlines -- when Louisiana police arrested Evans. He told them he had kidnapped, raped and strangled Beatrice Routh, a 10-year- old homeless...

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